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McLeod to discuss ‘African Elites in India’

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing last modified Jan 25, 2013 11:01 AM

UofL history professor John McLeod will give a free, public talk Feb. 5 about his book “African Elites in India.”

The 2006 book, which McLeod co-edited with Kenneth Robbins, features a series of essays by specialists in the history, currency, architecture and art history of South Asia. McLeod’s research centers on the history of India during the colonial period; he also wrote the books “The History of India” and “Sovereignty, Power, Control: Politics in the States of Western India, 1916-1947.”

The book talk will begin at 6 p.m. in the University Club on Belknap Campus. Copies of his book will be available for purchase; light refreshments will be provided.

The talk is free and public but reservations are requested by contacting Stacey Schoen, 502-852-8563, or Linda L. Wilson, 502-852-0274.

Event sponsors are UofL’s Asian studies program and Pan-African studies department, Friends of Asian Studies group and Asia Institute-Crane House Inc.

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