Dr. Vinay Lal

 

Chair

Professor of History at UCLA.

UCLA Department of History
6265 Bunche Hall
Box 951473
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1473
Office: 5240 Bunche Hall
Tel.: 310-825-8276
E-mail: vlal@history.ucla.edu

 

Some Recent Publications

Lal, V., ed. (2013). The Oxford Anthology of the Modern Indian City: Making and Unmaking the City: Culture, Politics, and Life Forms. Delhi: Oxford University Press.

Lal, V., ed. (2013). The Oxford Anthology of the Modern Indian City: The City in Its Plenitude. Delhi: Oxford University Press.

Lal, V. (2011). Deewaar: The Footpath, the City, and the Angry Young Man. Delhi: HarperCollins.

 

Texts

Lal, V. (2012). “The Politics of Culture and Knowledge after Postcolonialism:  Nine Theses (and a Prologue)”ContinuumJournal of Media & Culture Studies, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 191-205.

Lal, V. (2011). “World History and Its Politics”. Economic & Political Weekly, vol. XLVI, pp. 40-47.

Lal, V. (2005). "Much Ado about Something: The New Malaise of World History". Radical History Review, vol. 91, pp. 124–30.

Lal, V. (2003). “Provincializing the West: World History from the Perspective of Indian History”, en Stuchtey, B. & Fuchs, E., eds. Writing World History: 1800-2000. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 271-289.

Lal, V. (2003). “North American Hindus, the Sense of History, and the Politics of Internet Diasporism”, en Lee, R. C. & Cynthia Wong, S.-L., eds. Asian-American.Net:  Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Cyberspace. New York & London:  Routledge, pp. 98-138.

Lal, V. (2001). “Walking with the Subalterns, Riding with the Academy:  The Curious Ascendancy of Indian History”Studies in History (New Series), vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 101-133.

Lal, V. (2001). “Subaltern Studies and Its Critics:  Debates over Indian History”.  History and Theory, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 135-148.