May 31, 2010
6.0 X 0.36 X 9.0 inches | 0.51 pounds
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About the Author
Professor Sir Christopher Bayly, KB, LittD, FBA, is Professor of Imperial and Naval History at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of St Catherine's College. He is currently Director of the Centre of South Asian Studies at Cambridge. He has published works on the history of the city of Allahabad in north India, Indian merchant communities, empire and information in India and the origin of nationality in South Asia. Professor Bayly was awarded the Wolfson Prize in History for 'lifetime achievement' in 2006 and the Royal Asiatic Society's medal in 2008. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and of the Royal Historical Society. He became a trustee of the British Museum in 2008.
Shruti Kapila is University Lecturer in History and a Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. She is the editor of An Intellectual History for India (Cambridge University Press, 2010).