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Indian Memory Project : A list of fascinating books on Subcontinental Histories

War & Conflict

FARTHEST FIELD
Raghu Karnad


khush

TRAIN TO PAKISTAN
Khushwant Singh


sum

INDIAN SUMMER
The Secret History of the end of an Empire
Alex Von Tunzelmann


raj

THE RAJ AT WAR
The people’s history of India’s second world war
Yasmin Khan


raja

THE TEARS OF RAJAS
Mutiny, Money, and Marriage
Ferdinand Mount


mid

MIDNIGHT’S FURIES
The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition
Nisid Hajari


bash

CURFEWED NIGHT
Basharat Peer


dj

BALUTA
Daya Pawar / Jerry Pinto


chu

CHURCHILL’S SECRET WAR
Madhushree Mukerjee

Alternate

THIS SIDE THAT SIDE : Restorying Partition (Anthology of Graphic Narratives)
Vishwajyoti Ghosh


devd

JAYA : An Illustrated Retelling of Mahabharata
Devdutt Pattanaik


lala

RAJA DEEN DAYAL: Artist-Photographer in 19th Century India
Deepali Dewan & Deborah Hutton


pin

CAMERA INDICA
The Social Life of Indian Photographs
Christopher Pinney


car

CARICATURING CULTURE IN INDIA
Cartoons and History in the Modern World
Ritu Gairola Khanduri


geo

THE INCREDIBLE HISTORY OF INDIA’S GEOGRAPHY
Sanjeev Sanyal


food

A HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF INDIAN FOOD
Acharya KT


lost

THE LOST GENERATION
Chronicling India’s Dying Professions
Nidhi Dugar Kundalia


The above are few of our many favourite books on Subcontinental Histories and we will update this list as often as possible.