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By ANDREW ROBERTS and ZEWDITU GEBREYOHANES
A forensic examination and point-by-point of a Cambridge University panel on Churchill, race, the British Empire and the Second World War.
Tags: Abhijit Sarkar, Amritsar, Andrew Roberts, Archibald Wavell, Arthur Herman, as Amartya Sen, Bengal famine, British Empire, Christopher Columbus, Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College Cambridge, Clement Attlee, Ernest Bevin, Eugenics, Holocaust, Jallianwala Bagh, John Maynard Keynes, Lend Lease, Leo Crowley, Lord Linlithgow, Lord Mountbatten, Max Beaverbrook, Operation Barbarossa, Oxford Union, Reverse Lend-Lease, Richard M. Langworth, Sati, Thuggee, Tirthankar Roy, Zareer Masani, Zewditu Gebreyohanes,
By ZAREER MASANI
Famine and Relief: Far from seeking to starve India, Churchill sought every possible way to alleviate the suffering without undermining the war effort.
Tags: Amartya Sen, Archibald Wavell, Bengal famine, India, Indian Congress, Leopold Amery, Madhusree Mukerjee, Mahasabha, Mohandas Gandhi, Muslim League, Pakistan, Quit India Movement, Ramaswamy Mudaliar, Stafford Cripps, Subhas Chandra Bose, Tirthankar Roy, Victor Hope Lord Linlithgow, Winston S. Churchill, Zareer Masani,
By TIRTHANKAR ROY
On the Raj, Tharoor offers a half-truth, which, “like half a brick, is always more forcible as an argument than a whole one. It carries better.”
Tags: B.R. Ambedkar, East India Company, Mohandas Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, Robert Clive, Round Table Conference, Sashi Tharoor, Stephen Leacock, Tirthankar Roy, Winston S. Churchill,
By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Churchill's racial epithets were extremely rare. Most of the few that do exist come from only one source—which leads one to question how reliable it is.
Tags: Alfred Duff Cooper, Anthony Eden, D.F. Malan, Desmond Moreton, Dwight Eisenhower, H.L. Mencken, Jacky Fisher, Jan Smuts, John Dill, Lady Randolph Churchill, Leopold Amery, Lord Moran, Lord Randolph Churchill, Maurice Hankey, Montagu Porch, Mussolini, My African Journey, Thomas Birley, Tirthankar Roy, William F. Buckley Jr., William Manchester, Winston S. Churchill,