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"On Writing History:" Explore Watson features William Dalrymple

May 4, 2015

Explore Watson features William Dalrymple, the acclaimed Scottish writer, historian, and critic, and the Brown-India Initiative’s O.P. Jindal Distinguished Lecturer for spring 2015. In this new article, Dalrymple shares his thoughts on writing narrative history, and on whether he is a writer or a historian. Go to Explore Watson to read the full piece.

Watch both of Dalrymple’s talks:

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