The Middle World

Perhaps the most fascinating and important area of the world is what we’ll dub the “Middle World” (to borrow a term from Tamim Ansary). This is not really a coherent region, but encompasses the parts of Eurasia (and Africa) between Europe and East Asia. I include in it the following regions: the Middle East and … Continue reading The Middle World

The Struggle for Empire and the Forces of Regionalism in South Asia

Presented here is my Master’s thesis, “The Struggle for Empire and the Forces of Regionalism in South Asia: A Historical Study of International Relations and the Development of State Institutions.” It was written at Georgetown University and finalized in May 2014. I would like to make it available here so that my research can be read and … Continue reading The Struggle for Empire and the Forces of Regionalism in South Asia