C.A. Bayly is the author of The Birth of the Modern World, 1780-1914: Global Connections and Comparisons. His new book, on the liberal tradition in Indian thought, will be published in November.
In the LRB Archive:
- Alibis of Empire: Henry Maine and the Ends of Liberal Imperialism by Karuna Mantena
- Colonising the Body: State Medicine and Epidemic Disease in 19th-Century India by David Arnold
- Public Health in British India: Anglo-Indian Preventive Medicine 1815-1914 by Mark Harrison