Measuring Slavery’s Impact

To the Editors: Fara Dabhoiwala in “Speech and Slavery in the West Indies” [NYR, August 20] makes two claims that cannot be correct. As one of the scholars working on the www site, which he kindly references, I would like to suggest that he has not looked at our work very closely. First, each […]


The Elusive Wit of the Mahatma

To the Editors: While I very much enjoyed reading Fara Dabhoiwala’s “Imperial Delusions” [NYR, Ju...

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