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Book Excerpt: 'The Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42'

American edition of
Arts

A cautionary tale of 19th-century imperial hubris that still resonates today. In-person appearances by William Dalrymple upcoming at Asia Society New York and Asia Society Northern California.

Interview: William Dalrymple and the 'Very Attractive' World of the Late Mughals

Historian, travel writer and journalist William Dalrymple reading from his collection
Arts

The acclaimed historian relates how he came to co-curate an Asia Society Museum exhibition, and explains his ongoing fascination with the late Mughal era.

Video: Asia Society Museum Exhibit Depicts 'Transitional Moment' in India's History

Arts

Take a video tour of Asia Society Museum's upcoming exhibition Princes and Painters in Mughal Delhi, 1707-1857, a major reappraisal of the art of the later Mughal period.