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.
The versatile Indian critic and journalist's latest book is an engaging account of Asian intellectuals whose anti-colonial ideas helped shape the modern world.
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.
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