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Salil Tripathi

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Salil Tripathi is a contributing editor at Mint and at Caravan in India. He chairs PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee. Between 2009 and 2013, he was on the board of English PEN , where he co-chaired English PEN’s Writers-at-Risk Committee (with novelist Kamila Shamsie).
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Insurgent Empire
Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent
Priyamvada Gopal - May 19, 2020 (first published in 2019)
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Upsets received views to show how rebellious colonies changed British attitudes to empireMuch has been written on the how colonial subjects took up British and European ideas and turned them against empire when making claims to freedom and self-determination. The possibility of reverse influence has been largely overlooked. Insurgent Empire shows h...
Salil Tripathi
Jul 28, 2020
Do join @PriyamvadaGopal and me as we discuss her fascinating book, The Insurgent Empire, this Friday 'in Bangalore'.     source
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How Science Got Women Wrong-and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story
Angela Saini - May 29, 2017 (first published in 2016)
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From intelligence to emotion, for centuries science has told us that men and women are fundamentally different. But this is not the whole story.Shedding light on controversial research and investigating the ferocious gender wars in biology, psychology and anthropology, Angela Saini takes readers on an eye-opening journey to uncover how women are be...
Salil Tripathi
Nov 29, 2019
@clippsglee @ihrb Read this book by the brilliant @AngelaDSaini first, before revealing your spectacular ignorance about women and tech: There are other books too, but start with this, be a good boy.     source