Longer Essays features a selection of Guha’s more reflective and extended articles (5,000 words or more) on history and politics.
A PROPHET ANNOUNCES HIMSELF
Times Literary Supplement
In the third week of September 1909, The Illustrated London News published a withering attack on the idea of Indian nationalism. Its author was G. K. Chesterton, who was then writing a weekly column for the magazine. The Catholic novelist was not especially known for his interest in Britain’s colonies; indeed, this may have been his [...]