Episode 367: Swapna Liddle and the Many Shades of Delhi

Delhi has had a mad history — and that history has shaped our culture, our art, our languages, our society. Swapna Liddle joins Amit Varma in episode 367 of The Seen and the Unseen to take us on a walk through space and time.

Also check out:
1. Swapna Liddle on FacebookInstagramWikipedia and Amazon..
2. The Broken Script — Swapna Liddle.
3. Chandni Chowk: The Mughal City of Old Delhi — Swapna Liddle.
4. 14 Historic Walks of Delhi — Swapna Liddle.
5.  The Life and Times of Nilanjana Roy — Episode 284 of The Seen and the Unseen. .
6. Dorothy L Sayers & Agatha Christie on Amazon.
7. The Englishman’s Cameo — Madhulika Liddle.
8. The Golden Age of Murder — Martin Edwards.
9. ye na thi hamari qismat ki visal-e-yar hota — Mirza Ghalid.
10. ye masail-e-tasawwuf ye tera bayan ghaalib — Mirza Ghalib.
11. Use kaun dekh saktaa hai — Mirza Ghalib.
12. Charlotte’s Web — EB White.
13. Physics for Entertainment — Yakov Perelman.
14. The Adventures of Dennis — Viktor Dragunsky.
15. Understanding India Through Its Languages — Episode 232 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Peggy Mohan).
16. Wanderers, Kings, Merchants: The Story of India through Its Languages — Peggy Mohan.
17. Rani Ketki Ki Kahaani —  Insha Allah Khan Insha.
18. Rekhta.
19. When Did Girls Start Wearing Pink? — Jeanne Maglaty.
20. The Thugs Or Phansigars of India — William Henry Sleeman.
21. The Incredible Curiosities of Mukulika Banerjee — Episode 276 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Mukulika Banerjee).
22. The Pathan Unarmed — Mukulika Banerjee.
23. Delhi Between Two Empires, 1803-1931 — Narayani Gupta.
24. Percival Spear on Wikipedia and Amazon.
25. Old Delhi: 10 Easy Walks — Gaynor Barton and Laurraine Malone.
26. The Financial foundations of the British Raj — Sabyasachi Bhattacharya.
27. Amitava Kumar Finds His Kashmiri Rain — Episode 364 of The Seen and the Unseen.
28. Women in Indian History — Episode 144 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Ira Mukhoty).
29. Jahangir the Curious — Episode 147 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Parvati Sharma).
30. Public Opinion — Walter Lippman.
31. The Indianness of Indian Food — Episode 95 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Vikram Doctor).
32. Pushpesh Pant Feasts on the Buffet of Life — Episode 326 of The Seen and the Unseen.
33. Rakhshanda Jalil Watches the Changing World — Episode 365 of The Seen and the Unseen.
34. The ‘Delhi Renaissance: Indigenous roots of colonial modernity — A talk by Swapna Liddle.
35. Dadabhai Naoroji and the Fight for India — Episode 187 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Dinyar Patel).
36. The Incredible Insights of Timur Kuran — Episode 349 of The Seen and the Unseen.
37. Episodes of The Seen and the Unseen with Manu Pillai: 1234.
37. The Many Cities of Delhi — Episode 172 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Rana Safvi).
38. The Gita Press and Hindu Nationalism — Episode 139 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Akshaya Mukul).

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Episode art: ‘Shahjahanabad’ by Simahina.