‘Imperial India: A Pictorial History’ by A. S. Bhalla Reviewed by a Magazine
India Se is a magazine for global Indians. The magazine featured a review of ‘Imperial India: A Pictorial History’ by A.S. Bhalla. The review has appraised the book for minute details and wealth of pictorial illustrations. The feature discussed the harsh past of India survived in detail, quoting from the book.
‘Imperial India: A Pictorial History’ is a book that speaks of the impressive, diverse and rich social and cultural history of sub-continent India. The author has used his personal collection of postcards to illustrate the Magnificent palaces, forts and fortresses, victory towers and memorials, which are symbolic to the imperial lavishness in India.
A.S. Bhalla graduated from Sidney Sussex College and received his PhD in Manchester. He has held academic positions at Cambridge, Oxford, Yale and Manchester. He has published some historical books and has also contributed as a co-author in other publications.