Sumit Sarkar (Author)
Sumit Sarkar retired as Professor of History, University of Delhi. He was earlier the President of the Modern India section of the Indian History Congress, and Secretary of that body. He has held visiting professorships at the universities of Oxford, Canberra, Paris, and Hawaii. One of the foremost scholars of modern South Asian history, his publications include Swadeshi Movement in Bengal, 1903-1908 (1973), Modern India, 1885-1947(1983), A Critique on Colonial India (1985), Writing Social History (1999), and Beyond Nationalist Frames (2002). His many books include Beyond Nationalist Frames: Relocating Postmodernism, Hindutva, History (Permanent Black paperback, 2003).