Browse by author: Ishan Ashutosh

Staging India at Chicago’s World's Fair

In this essay Ishan Ashutosh writes about the objectifying representation of Indians at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair based on British and American colonial knowledge of Indian society—and the South Asian voices present who challenged those stereotypes.

America’s Battle Over South Asia

Imagining the Region in the Second World War: "But you arrive in this fabulous, far-off place so surrounded with homelike attention, you might as well be landing in Indiana as in India." – Trans World Airlines