A book that uncovers the interrelations between myth and history

American historian Howard Zinn wrote ‘A People’s History of the United States’. Whenever I pick up this book to read, it occurs to me that India’s people’s history has yet to be written. ‘Mahishasur: MIthak aur Paramparayen’ is a step in that direction. ‘Filhaal’ magazine published this review by Swadesh Kumar Sinha

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