Michel Boivin is Director of Research at the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and Co-Director Elect of the Centre for South Asian Studies (CNRS-EHESS). He teaches Historical Anthropology of South Asia in colonial and postcolonial periods at the School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS), with a focus on Sindh.
Matthew A. Cook, PhD (2007) in Sociocultural Anthropology, Columbia University, is Professor of South Asian and Postcolonial Studies at North Carolina Central University. His research focuses on the history and anthropology of South Asia, Sindh and colonialism.
Julien Levesque holds a PhD (2016) in Political Science from Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris and is currently Head of the Politics and Society Division at the Centre of Social Sciences and History (New Delhi). His doctoral research focused on nationalism and identity construction in Sindh after Pakistan's independence.
Note on Spellings Introduction 1. The Kalhora Dynasty and Its Overthrow by the Talpur Chiefs of Sind 2. Crime and Punishment in the Days of Talpur Rulers of Sind, 1783-1843 3. Diwan Gidumal and Seth Naoomal Hotchand 4. Mirza Khusro Beg 5. Lieutenant Amiel and the Baluch Levy 6. The Sind Battles, 1843 (Part 2) 7. Memorandum of Occurrences which took place at Hyderabad in Sind between 14 and 18 February 1843 8. General John Jacob's Notes on Sir William Napier's 'Sir Charles Napier's Administration of Scinde and Campaign in the Cutchee Hills' (with a Foreword by Patrick Cadell) 9. Letters Received by John Jacob, 1840-58, and Sir Bartle Frere's Letters to John Jacob (with a Foreword by H. T. Lambrick) 10. Observations on Baloch Poetry of the Sind Border 11. Historical and Racial Background of the Amils of Hyderabad 12. Legends of Old Sind 13. Census Reports of Sind for the Years 1931 and 1941: A Comparison Original Citations from the Journal of the Sind Historical Society Index