The chance survival of a ‘postbag’ of letters reveals a lost world of merchants, pilgrims, bankers and scholars.
The foundations of modern India were laid by the British governor-general, Warren Hastings. But he paid a heavy personal price.
A map of the Jain universe.
Laws against religious offence in India have altered the writing and understanding of the nation’s past.
Attempts to control the spread of bank note forgery in India have proven ineffective and dangerous.
Long before the recent rise in Islamophobia, distrust of Hinduism was rife among Britain’s ruling class.