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Ramachandra Guha — Sport and the Nation: Cricket and the Making of Modern India

Sport and the Nation

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street

Reception to follow

Ramachandra Guha is a historian and biographer based in Bengaluru. His books include a pioneering environmental history, The Unquiet Woods (University of California Press, 1989), and an award-winning social history of cricket, A Corner of a Foreign Field (Picador, 2002), which was chosen by The Guardian as one of the ten best books on cricket ever written. India after Gandhi (Macmillan/Ecco Press, 2007; revised edition, 2017) was chosen as a book of the year by the Economist, the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal, and as a book of the decade in the Times of London and The Hindu.

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