Reviews-Everyday Lives, Everyday Histories

Everyday Lives, Everyday Histories: Beyond the Kings and Brahmanas of ‘Ancient’ India
Everyday Lives is a history book with a difference . . . Its special merit lies in asserting the creative range of enquiries you can launch on the evidence of early Indian literature . . . [It] is an argument for enlivening and peopling history.”
-Shonaleeka Kaul, Frontline

“These essays constitute a radical break with the scholarship on “ancient” India and demonstrate the centrality of the intersections ofgender, caste and class to any nuanced account of history. Chakravarti’s gift to Indian history is immeasurable and reorients it with paradigm-shifting effects.”

-Ashley Tellis
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