On the Cover

The cover shows landless dalits (oppressed castes) demonstrating in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India, in favor of land reforms. December 2005 photograph by P. Goutham, © THE HINDU. Reproduced with permission. The weaving of dalit politics into India's (and of humanity's) political history is discussed in two of the essays in this thematically focused issue of Perspectives on History.

Focus: Political History Today

From the President and the Executive Director

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In Memoriam