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Sugata Bose

Bose's field of specialization is modern South Asian and Indian Ocean history. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. His books include His Majesty's Opponent: Subhas Chandra Bose and India's Struggle against Empire (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011) and A Hundred Horizons: the Indian Ocean in the Age of Global Empire (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006.) In A Hundred Horizons, Bose crosses area studies and disciplinary frontiers as he bridges the domains of political economy and culture. He was a recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship in 1997.

Selected Publications
  • His Majesty's Opponent: Subhas Chandra Bose and India's Struggle against Empire (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011)
  • A Hundred Horizons: the Indian Ocean in the Age of Global Empire Harvard University Press (2006)
  • Modern South Asia: History, Culture, Political Economy with Ayesha Jalal (2004, 2011)
  • Nationalism, Democracy and Development with Ayesha Jalal (1997)
  • Credit, Markets and the Agrarian Economy of Colonial India (1994)
  • Peasant Labour and Colonial Capital in The New Cambridge History of India series
    (1993)
  • South Asia and World Capitalism (1990)
  • Agrarian Bengal: Economy, Social Structure and Politics in Cambridge University Press (1986)
Sugata Bose

Position: Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs

Field: South Asia

Specialty: Modern South Asian History; Indian Ocean History

Fall 2013:
- History 2692: Colonial and Post-Colonial Histories of South Asia: Seminar
- Societies of the World 36: Modern India and South Asia

Spring 2014: On Leave

Contact Info

Center for Government and International Studies-South Building

Room S436

1730 Cambridge Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

sbose@fas.harvard.edu

617.384.7683

 

Office Hours: On leave spring term