Said@Duke: Ramachandra Guha on What Makes a Good Historian

Part of the Said@Duke: 2019-2020 Series
“If a historian has to seek to practice their craft with integrity and depth, they must ... not fall into the trap of putting one's personal ideological preferences onto the past.

Ramachandra Guha spoke last week on three major arguments that Gandhi had in his lifetime-on non-violence vs violence, on the abolition of untouchability and on inter-faith harmony. Ramachandra Guha is a historian and biographer based in Bengaluru.

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