Publications, Lectures and Other Stuff
One aspect of the study of History is that historical disputes are often fulled by questions of contemporary identity, religion and politics. I need to write a proper account of this when I have time, but for the moment let me just provide these links — I have seen a number of articles this week on this theme.
1. The continuing tensions between China and Japan over the recent past:
2. Arguments in India about accounts of Hinduism and Medieval History:
Doniger’s book on Hinduism:
Dalrymple on ‘The war over history’:
3. The Old Testament and the Land of Israel: