Joya Chatterji is a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, Emeritus Professor of South Asian History at the University of Cambridge and sometime Reader in International History at LSE. From 2010 to 2021, she was first Editor then Editor-in-Chief of Modern Asian Studies, a leading scholarly journal in the field. Between 2014 and her retirement in 2019, she was Director of the Centre of South Asian Studies at Cambridge. She was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2018.

This is the product of a lifetime’s research. A superb and evocative work of history, it is compelling, original, big and bold.

Professor Suzannah Lipscomb

Shadows at Noon

by Joya Chatterji

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