Expanding Frontiers in South Asian and World History: Essays by Richard M. Eaton,Munis D. Faruqui,David Gilmartin,Sunil

By Richard M. Eaton,Munis D. Faruqui,David Gilmartin,Sunil Kumar

This publication has introduced jointly many of the most well known students of South Asian and international historical past, who have been colleagues and co-workers of Professor John F. Richards, to debate topics that marked his paintings as a historian in an educational occupation of just about 40 years. It encapsulates discussions below the rubric of 'frontiers' in a number of contexts. Frontier has usually been conceived as an area of transformation marking new kinds of monetary association, commodity exchange, land cost and kingdom authority. The essays the following underline the variety of pursuits and methods that marked Professor Richards' illustrious profession - frontiers and country construction; frontiers and environmental swap; cultural frontiers; frontiers, exchange and medication; and frontiers and global heritage. the amount discusses concerns from medieval to early glossy South Asian background. It additionally displays a priority for large-scale international techniques and for the targeted specificities of every historic case as obtrusive in Professor Richards' work.

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