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Mubarak Ali
Mubarak Ali

The writer is a veteran historian and scholar.

  • April 08, 2019

    Burden of truth and lie

    Moral values originate to fulfill the demands of different classes of a society. Lie and truth are two important values which contradict each other....

  • March 25, 2019

    The hero through the ages

    In history individuals have played a vital role for change and on account of their contribution become heroes. However, the nature and...

  • March 18, 2019

    Return of imperialism

    There are different categories of imperialism which emerged, according to the need of the time. In the first category was commercial imperialism,...

  • March 11, 2019

    The sweet tooth: a history

    Every society has its own peculiar sweet tooth and sweets have become an important ingredient of our food a well. There are different sweets like...

  • February 25, 2019

    The Sheedis of Sindh

    Every society has marginalised groups of people, who are separated from the mainstream and whose social and cultural contribution is not recognised...

  • February 18, 2019

    Prisoners of the past

    Every nation has a past. It is the task of historians to reconstruct it on the basis of documents, folklore, monuments, and archaeological evidence...

  • February 11, 2019

    Cheese through the ages

    History-writing is changing and its scope expanding. A group of historians have shifted their attention from political history to the history of...

  • February 04, 2019

    The tragedy of Al-Andalus

    The defeat and victory of a nation is a common factor in the annals of history. Whenever the historians of a nation narrate victories, there is...

  • January 29, 2019

    No room for revenge

    In his maiden speech in parliament after he was elected president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela vehemently pronounced that he did not harbour...

  • January 21, 2019

    The East and the West

    Whenever our intellectuals compare the East with the West, they tend to admire and idealise the Western civilisation, with its developments in...