The Subaltern School of Indian History

In this excerpt from the brilliant new work “The Indian Conservative”, Jaithirth Rao discusses the ideological imperatives of the subaltern school of history. He illustrates how the central beliefs and lynchpins of the subalternists and the postmodernists are often exactly the same as those of the Marxist school of historians. And for all of them, India is a British construct. Rao then proceeds to illustrate, how this is just pure hogwash.

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