Sugata Bose

Sugata Bose

Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs
Sugata Bose

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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. Bose is currently writing a book titled Asia after Europe: Decline and Rise of a Continent (under contract with Harvard University Press) and working as General Editor on The Cambridge History of the Indian Ocean.

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)

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Center for Government and International Studies-South Building
Room S436
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-384-7683

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