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Book review: An Indian Summer, by Alex Von Tunzelmann

An incredibly well researched book that shines a light on the power plays, the politics, the people associated with the independence movement in India.  A masterpiece.  425 more words

Understanding India

THE SUFI WARRIOR WHO UNITED THE FAKIRS AND SANYASIS AGAINST THE BRITISH

‘Yes Majnu Shah’, nodded Cherag Fakir. ‘Only he can make the Sahibs run in fear.’ Asif had of course heard about Majnu Shah and his heroic battles with the British. 1,231 more words

Religious Syncretism

History of Bangladesh

Ancient and classical Bengal

Stone age tools found in the Greater Bengal region indicate human habitation for over 20,000 years. Remnants of Copper Age settlements date back 4,000 years. 4,486 more words

Understanding March 1st of South Korea | Independence Movement Day

Today, the 1st of March, also referred to as ‘Samil Jeol’ in Korean, is a public holiday in South Korea. It is a day that commemorates Samil Independence Movement in 1919. 870 more words

Korea