ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ; LIST OF DOCUMENTS ; INTRODUCTION ; INDEX
Mushirul Hasan is Director General, National Archives of India, New Delhi. A Padmashree awardee, he is former Vice Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He has held visiting professorships at the universities of Rome, Virginia, Hungary, and at the Maison Des Sciences De L'Homme, Paris, as well as the International Institute of Languages and Civilizations, INALCO, Paris. He was awarded Officer of the Order of Academic Palms by the Prime Minister of French Republic in 2009. Dinyar Patel is an independent scholar. He is also a PhD candidate, Modern South Asia, Department of History, Harvard University.