William Dalrymple

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William Dalrymple said : "India has to choose whether it wants to be a democracy or if it has to keep Kashmir. Politicians are under lockdown in Kashmir, and I cannot be optimistic about it. India is such a nationalist country at the moment," External link

aa-en Monday, February 24, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said : "India has to choose whether it wants to be a democracy or if it has to keep Kashmir. Politicians are under lockdown in Kashmir, and I cannot be optimistic about it. India is such a nationalist country at the moment," External link

haberler-en Monday, February 24, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said ( about Jaipur Literature Festival ) : “Why has the literary festival taken off in this country in this extraordinary way? It goes back to the tradition of spoken literature, the celebration of literature orally through the spoken word has deep roots in this country,” “So the idea that a literary festival is a foreign import is something that can’t be maintained. We’ve tapped into something very deep here. Literature is alive and is loved in India,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Friday, January 24, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “Around five lakh people attended the event last year. At a time when people say that love for literature is dying, we are a proof that it isn’t. Literature is alive and loved and the teeming crowds at the JLF are proof of it,” External link

timesofindia Friday, January 24, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said ( about Jaipur Literature Festival ) : “Why has the literary festival taken off in this country in this extraordinary way? It goes back to the tradition of spoken literature, the celebration of literature orally through the spoken word has deep roots in this country,” “So the idea that a literary festival is a foreign import is something that can’t be maintained. We’ve tapped into something very deep here. Literature is alive and is loved in India,” External link

arabnews Friday, January 24, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “From commissioning to opening the exhibition, it took 18 months — which in art terms is an extremely short period. An exhibit of this size would usually take five years,” External link

firstpost Wednesday, January 8, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : "How any government deals with any protests is an indicator of commitment to democracy," "India's strength comes from its diversity, its pluralism, and its tolerance... and the erosion of that is a cause of considerable concern" External link

CBSnews Friday, December 20, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple told ( about Ramachandra Guha ) : "When intellectuals of Guha's repute are targeted in this manner, this is a very worrying moment for any country," External link

CBSnews Friday, December 20, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “My travel books are full of history and my history books are full of places. I find history easier, oddly enough. Travel writing is a bit like photography, everyone can do it, but it’s very difficult to do it very well,” External link

expressindia Thursday, December 19, 2019 4:26:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “My travel books are full of history and my history books are full of places. I find history easier, oddly enough. Travel writing is a bit like photography, everyone can do it , but it’s very difficult to do it very well,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple added : “We have more Booker and Pulitzer Prize winners this year than ever before and our central theme is climate change, the biggest issue facing our planet today,” External link

thehindu Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple added : “We have more Booker and Pulitzer Prize winners this year than ever before and our central theme is climate change, the biggest issue facing our planet today,” External link

Hindu Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “Above all, we will have a special focus on climate change with world-leading experts like David Wallace-Wells,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 11, 2019 12:13:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “Above all, we will have a special focus on climate change with world-leading experts like David Wallace-Wells,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:43:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple added : "We have more Booker and Pulitzer Prize winners this year than ever before and our central theme is climate change, the biggest issue facing our planet today," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “The analogy I use is Chinese cooking,” External link

watoday Tuesday, December 10, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “He basically had the idea and raised a lot of the money,” External link

watoday Tuesday, December 10, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “Jaipur is one of the things I am most proud of,” “The best thing about is that it’s free. If you go to Jaipur railway station during the festival there are 2000 kids sleeping rough at the station with their guitars and stuff. They can’t afford a hotel but they have come all the way from Assam or Tamil Nadu. We get mad-keen fan-boys longing to meet their favourite writers” External link

watoday Tuesday, December 10, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “My impression is that people are only now waking to the degree to which the story of Australia and the story of the company are closely linked,” External link

watoday Tuesday, December 10, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “The analogy I use is Chinese cooking,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 6, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “He basically had the idea and raised a lot of the money,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 6, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “Jaipur is one of the things I am most proud of,” “The best thing about is that it’s free. If you go to Jaipur railway station during the festival there are 2000 kids sleeping rough at the station with their guitars and stuff. They can’t afford a hotel but they have come all the way from Assam or Tamil Nadu. We get mad-keen fan-boys longing to meet their favourite writers” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 6, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “My impression is that people are only now waking to the degree to which the story of Australia and the story of the company are closely linked,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 6, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “The analogy I use is Chinese cooking,” External link

smh Friday, December 6, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “He basically had the idea and raised a lot of the money,” External link

smh Friday, December 6, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “Jaipur is one of the things I am most proud of,” “The best thing about is that it’s free. If you go to Jaipur railway station during the festival there are 2000 kids sleeping rough at the station with their guitars and stuff. They can’t afford a hotel but they have come all the way from Assam or Tamil Nadu. We get mad-keen fan-boys longing to meet their favourite writers” External link

smh Friday, December 6, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “My impression is that people are only now waking to the degree to which the story of Australia and the story of the company are closely linked,” External link

smh Friday, December 6, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “The analogy I use is Chinese cooking,” External link

theage Friday, December 6, 2019 3:29:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “He basically had the idea and raised a lot of the money,” External link

theage Friday, December 6, 2019 3:29:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “Jaipur is one of the things I am most proud of,” “The best thing about is that it’s free. If you go to Jaipur railway station during the festival there are 2000 kids sleeping rough at the station with their guitars and stuff. They can’t afford a hotel but they have come all the way from Assam or Tamil Nadu. We get mad-keen fan-boys longing to meet their favourite writers” External link

theage Friday, December 6, 2019 3:29:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “My impression is that people are only now waking to the degree to which the story of Australia and the story of the company are closely linked,” External link

theage Friday, December 6, 2019 3:29:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple added : “Forgotten Masters showcases the work of a series of extraordinary Indian artists, each with their own style and tastes and agency, whose brilliance has been frequently overlooked until now” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:18:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “Is that a sign of respect? Is that a Muslim artist not wanting to paint a woman or is it a sort of veiled resistance where you have given the Indians full character of humanity but the girl remains faceless, somewhat invisible without identity?” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 1, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple writes ( about In The ) : “In a process of vilification familiar from more recent Western confrontations with assertive Muslim leaders, Wellesley [the Governor-General who provoked the last war against Tipu in 1799] now stepped up his propaganda against Tipu, who he depicted as ‘a cruel and relentless enemy’, ‘a beast of the jungle’, an ‘intolerant bigot’ with a ‘rooted hatred of Europeans’ who had ‘perpetually on his tongue the projects of jihad’. This tyrant was also deemed to be an ‘oppressive and unjust ruler… a ‘sanguinary tyrant, a perfidious negociator’, and above all, a ‘furious fanatic’” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 10, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple writes : “Allied to this often counter-productive aggression and megalomania was a fatal lack of diplomatic skills,” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 10, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple notes : “both Hindu and Muslim clearly loved him, just as they had been surprised to see how prosperous his kingdom was,” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 10, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “And soon began my love affair with photography, which took a backseat when I turned to writing full-time,” External link

newindianexpress Sunday, October 27, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : "In Britain, France also Belgium - if you have a heritage building it comes with responsibilities. Say I have a very old house in London and that is great - which means I can't alter the facade and interiors," External link

business-standard Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : "I am surprised how dark and drastic some of the images are. My writing is not strictly dark. It seems to draw on a different side of me. It is a rather dark, more extreme vision of the world, but the photographs are darker," External link

firstpost Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : "wrestling the laws of a country to make maximum profits" External link

business-standard Friday, October 11, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said ( about India Company ) : “This comes as a surprise to most Indians, but Marwari businessmen and their capital aided the East India Company,” External link

news18 Thursday, October 10, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “Clive is so nakedly vicious, horribly effective. He constantly calls it right,” External link

thenational Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:27:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about India Company ) : "It is not obviously apparent how a nation state can adequately protect itself and its citizens from corporate excess," "The East India company remains today history's most ominous warning about the potential for the abuse of corporate power and the insidious means by which the interests of shareholders can seemingly become those of the state," External link

business-standard Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple writes ( about India Company ) : "Four hundred and twenty years after its founding, the story of the East India Company has never been more current," External link

business-standard Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple adds ( about India Company ) : “There’s no way a bunch of foreign merchants with no military might could take over India. The degree to which it was facilitated by the Indian financial class, especially the Marwari bankers of Calcutta and Benares is what enabled it to take over. The book talks about the degree to which the company was helped by the Marwari community of traders and bankers, especially the Jagat Seths who were Oswal Jain bankers from Jodhpur state,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple writes ( about India Company ) : “for the first time, techniques of 18th century European warfare, developed in Prussia and tested on the battlefields of France and Flanders, had been tried out in India,” External link

Hindu Thursday, August 22, 2019 10:24:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “The highlight of the festival will be at his home,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, June 9, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “We will be discussing the scars of different partitions,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, June 9, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “I consider this the strongest programme we have ever put together,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, December 9, 2018 5:52:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “The only other author to hold out longer than [Martell] is Margaret Atwood, who made us wait for eight years before she agreed to come,” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 6, 2018 11:22:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “The only other author to hold out longer than [Martell] is Margaret Atwood, who made us wait for eight years before she agreed to come,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 6, 2018 10:54:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple added : "We believe the shortage of supply is due to uncertainty over Brexit and the future of subsidy payments. I think many farmers are reluctant to make decisions at this point and are waiting until they know more. " External link

heraldscotland Saturday, December 9, 2017 4:15:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said : "A potential reduction in subsidies is likely to have some impact on the farmland sales market, particularly arable, and we may see an increase in farms coming to the market as a result. However, well-equipped, prime arable land is likely to remain scarce. Diversified and mixed farms are likely to become more resilient than arable units. " External link

heraldscotland Saturday, December 9, 2017 4:15:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple writes : "While Zafar was never cut out to be a heroic or revolutionary leader, he remains, like his ancestor the Emperor Akbar, an attractive symbol of Islamic civilisation at its most tolerant and pluralistic," External link

bbc Wednesday, November 8, 2017 10:03:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “The gem held the power to create unrest among rulers,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, February 26, 2017 9:53:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said ( about Ranjit Singh ) : “Ranjit Singh would not have that and got his way when Durrani was forced to hand over the gem after seeing his son being tortured in front of his eyes. After getting his hands on the diamond, Ranjit Singh said, in his will, that it should be given to the Jaganath Temple. His will was never fulfilled though and the Kohinoor disappeared,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, February 26, 2017 9:53:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple écrit : “C’est un art pour lequel l’Inde était autrefois enviée et réputée” External link

courrierinternational Monday, January 16, 2017 8:26:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple souligne : “Connue jadis comme l’une des plus splendides localités [du sous-continent], elle a été plusieurs fois mise à sac. […] De nos jours, en dehors du Musée archéologique où sont exposés des fragments de sculptures du VII e siècle, ne subsistent du raffinement passé de la ville qu’une centaine de distillateurs d’attar” External link

courrierinternational Monday, January 16, 2017 8:26:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “If that doesn’t finish the monarchy, nothing else would” External link

japantimes Wednesday, December 28, 2016 11:05:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “We get poisonings, bludgeonings, someone gets their head beaten with bricks, lots of torture, one person blinded by a hot needle. There is a rich variety of horrors in this book,” External link

japantimes Wednesday, December 28, 2016 11:05:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said ( about Peacock Throne ) : “The Peacock Throne was the most lavish piece of furniture ever made. It cost four times the cost of the Taj Mahal and had all the better gems gathered by the Moguls from across India over generations,” External link

japantimes Wednesday, December 28, 2016 11:05:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said ( about British ) : “People only know about the Koh-i-Noor because the British made so much fuss of it,” External link

japantimes Wednesday, December 28, 2016 11:05:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “It became, for the Victorians, a symbol of the conquest of India, just as today, for post-colonial Indians, it is a symbol of the colonial looting of India,” External link

japantimes Wednesday, December 28, 2016 11:05:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “It became, for the Victorians, a symbol of the conquest of India, just as today, for post-colonial Indians, it is a symbol of the colonial looting of India,” External link

arabnews Saturday, December 24, 2016 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple tells : “We get poisonings, bludgeonings, someone gets their head beaten with bricks, lots of torture, one person blinded by a hot needle. There is a rich variety of horrors in this book,” External link

arabnews Saturday, December 24, 2016 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about Peacock Throne ) : “The Peacock Throne was the most lavish piece of furniture ever made. It cost four times the cost of the Taj Mahal and had all the better gems gathered by the Mughals from across India over generations,” External link

arabnews Saturday, December 24, 2016 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about British ) : “People only know about the Koh-i-Noor because the British made so much fuss of it,” External link

arabnews Saturday, December 24, 2016 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about British ) : "People only know about the Koh-i-Noor because the British made so much fuss of it," External link

ChinaPost Friday, December 23, 2016 8:49:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple tells : "We get poisonings, bludgeonings, someone gets their head beaten with bricks, lots of torture, one person blinded by a hot needle. There is a rich variety of horrors in this book," External link

ChinaPost Friday, December 23, 2016 8:49:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about Peacock Throne ) : "The Peacock Throne was the most lavish piece of furniture ever made. It cost four times the cost of the Taj Mahal and had all the better gems gathered by the Mughals from across India over generations," External link

ChinaPost Friday, December 23, 2016 8:49:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “It became, for the Victorians, a symbol of the conquest of India, just as today, for post-colonial Indians, it is a symbol of the colonial looting of India,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 23, 2016 5:42:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple tells : “We get poisonings, bludgeonings, someone gets their head beaten with bricks, lots of torture, one person blinded by a hot needle. There is a rich variety of horrors in this book,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 23, 2016 5:42:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about Peacock Throne ) : “The Peacock Throne was the most lavish piece of furniture ever made. It cost four times the cost of the Taj Mahal and had all the better gems gathered by the Mughals from across India over generations,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 23, 2016 5:42:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about British ) : “People only know about the Koh-i-Noor because the British made so much fuss of it,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 23, 2016 5:42:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : "It became, for the Victorians, a symbol of the conquest of India, just as today, for post-colonial Indians, it is a symbol of the colonial looting of India," External link

expatica Friday, December 23, 2016 2:51:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple tells : "We get poisonings, bludgeonings, someone gets their head beaten with bricks, lots of torture, one person blinded by a hot needle. There is a rich variety of horrors in this book," External link

expatica Friday, December 23, 2016 2:51:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about Peacock Throne ) : "The Peacock Throne was the most lavish piece of furniture ever made. It cost four times the cost of the Taj Mahal and had all the better gems gathered by the Mughals from across India over generations," External link

expatica Friday, December 23, 2016 2:51:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about British ) : "People only know about the Koh-i-Noor because the British made so much fuss of it," External link

expatica Friday, December 23, 2016 2:51:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : "It became, for the Victorians, a symbol of the conquest of India, just as today, for post-colonial Indians, it is a symbol of the colonial looting of India," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 23, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple tells : "We get poisonings, bludgeonings, someone gets their head beaten with bricks, lots of torture, one person blinded by a hot needle. There is a rich variety of horrors in this book," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 23, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about Peacock Throne ) : "The Peacock Throne was the most lavish piece of furniture ever made. It cost four times the cost of the Taj Mahal and had all the better gems gathered by the Mughals from across India over generations," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 23, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about British ) : "People only know about the Koh-i-Noor because the British made so much fuss of it," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 23, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple explique : "devint pour les contemporains de l'époque victorienne un symbole de la conquête de l'Inde. Tout comme il est aujourd'hui, pour les Indiens post-coloniaux, un symbole du pillage colonial" External link

LePoint Friday, December 23, 2016 1:09:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple explique : "devint pour les contemporains de l'époque victorienne un symbole de la conquête de l'Inde. Tout comme il est aujourd'hui, pour les Indiens post-coloniaux, un symbole du pillage colonial" External link

leparisien Friday, December 23, 2016 12:53:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple explique : "devint pour les contemporains de l'époque victorienne un symbole de la conquête de l'Inde. Tout comme il est aujourd'hui, pour les Indiens post-coloniaux, un symbole du pillage colonial" External link

rtl-BE Friday, December 23, 2016 12:33:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : "It became, for the Victorians, a symbol of the conquest of India, just as today, for post-colonial Indians, it is a symbol of the colonial looting of India," External link

digitaljournal Friday, December 23, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple tells : "We get poisonings, bludgeonings, someone gets their head beaten with bricks, lots of torture, one person blinded by a hot needle. There is a rich variety of horrors in this book," External link

digitaljournal Friday, December 23, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about Peacock Throne ) : "The Peacock Throne was the most lavish piece of furniture ever made. It cost four times the cost of the Taj Mahal and had all the better gems gathered by the Mughals from across India over generations," External link

digitaljournal Friday, December 23, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about British ) : "People only know about the Koh-i-Noor because the British made so much fuss of it," External link

digitaljournal Friday, December 23, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple explique : "devint pour les contemporains de l'époque victorienne un symbole de la conquête de l'Inde. Tout comme il est aujourd'hui, pour les Indiens post-coloniaux, un symbole du pillage colonial" External link

afp-fr Friday, December 23, 2016 8:45:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : "It became, for the Victorians, a symbol of the conquest of India, just as today, for post-colonial Indians, it is a symbol of the colonial looting of India," External link

afp-en Friday, December 23, 2016 5:34:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple tells : "We get poisonings, bludgeonings, someone gets their head beaten with bricks, lots of torture, one person blinded by a hot needle. There is a rich variety of horrors in this book," External link

afp-en Friday, December 23, 2016 5:34:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about Peacock Throne ) : "The Peacock Throne was the most lavish piece of furniture ever made. It cost four times the cost of the Taj Mahal and had all the better gems gathered by the Mughals from across India over generations," External link

afp-en Friday, December 23, 2016 5:34:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about British ) : "People only know about the Koh-i-Noor because the British made so much fuss of it," External link

afp-en Friday, December 23, 2016 5:34:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said ( about Jaipur Literature Festival ) : "We started with a few dozen visitors and the last edition saw 3.3 lakh people come to Jaipur to attend the festival. We have grown so big that in coming years we will have to move some of the less literary activities and panel discussions to another venue," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, December 14, 2016 6:47:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple told : "This is an unhistorical statement, strikingly unhistoric," External link

irishsun Monday, December 12, 2016 1:00:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : "We have not taken a stand and we are not taking a stand. What we are trying is to tell a story -- a multifaceted story like the diamond itself," "You know the Indians want it back, you know the Britons don't want to return it, the Iranians want it back, the Afghans want it back, the Taliban, in fact, want it back, the Sikhs want it back and want it to go to the Golden Temple" External link

irishsun Monday, December 12, 2016 1:00:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple told : "This is an unhistorical statement, strikingly unhistoric," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, December 11, 2016 9:35:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : "We have not taken a stand and we are not taking a stand. What we are trying is to tell a story -- a multifaceted story like the diamond itself," "You know the Indians want it back, you know the Britons don't want to return it, the Iranians want it back, the Afghans want it back, the Taliban, in fact, want it back, the Sikhs want it back and want it to go to the Golden Temple" External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, December 11, 2016 9:35:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “we have laid out the case, as clearly as we can. Future generations can use our book as an evidence, as we present history by clearing the fog of mythology” External link

Hindu Friday, December 9, 2016 7:10:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “we have laid out the case, as clearly as we can. Future generations can use our book as an evidence, as we present history by clearing the fog of mythology” External link

thehindu Friday, December 9, 2016 5:33:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple wrote : "For many Russian observers, however, the mysterious death couple with the disappearance of Vitkevich's Afghan papers bore all the hallmarks of British foul play," "After all, Vitkevich's papers contained details of the British intelligence and news-writing networks in Central Asia that he had successfully penetrated" External link

irishsun Monday, December 5, 2016 4:53:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “This is an unbelievable tragedy; a beautiful life cut off in the most horrible way,” External link

mid-day Sunday, October 9, 2016 8:08:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple writes : "The rump who had remained in India - the optimistic, the old or the nostalgic, the faded beauties and the aging banjo players, with their 1950s tattoos and bow-ties, so movingly shot by Kapoor - stayed on in the face of some Indian resentment, and an increasing degree of poverty. "The younger generation, especially the girls, tended to intermarry and were able to blend in; but others, particularly the older ones, found it hard to change their ways. "It is these people with their frocks and tweed suits and Homburg hats, their Union Jacks and their memorabilia of the Royal Family, the old couples wandering under their umbrellas, that Kapoor has so beautifully recorded and commemorated," External link

bbc Monday, September 19, 2016 2:26:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about Steve McCurry ) : "Perhaps most stark among the extremes McCurry illustrates are those between India's rich and poor," External link

cnn Friday, June 10, 2016 5:04:00 PM EAT



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William DalrympleEN64.32%
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William Dalrymple

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William Dalrymple said : "India has to choose whether it wants to be a democracy or if it has to keep Kashmir. Politicians are under lockdown in Kashmir, and I cannot be optimistic about it. India is such a nationalist country at the moment," External link

aa-en Monday, February 24, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said : "India has to choose whether it wants to be a democracy or if it has to keep Kashmir. Politicians are under lockdown in Kashmir, and I cannot be optimistic about it. India is such a nationalist country at the moment," External link

haberler-en Monday, February 24, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said ( about Jaipur Literature Festival ) : “Why has the literary festival taken off in this country in this extraordinary way? It goes back to the tradition of spoken literature, the celebration of literature orally through the spoken word has deep roots in this country,” “So the idea that a literary festival is a foreign import is something that can’t be maintained. We’ve tapped into something very deep here. Literature is alive and is loved in India,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Friday, January 24, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “Around five lakh people attended the event last year. At a time when people say that love for literature is dying, we are a proof that it isn’t. Literature is alive and loved and the teeming crowds at the JLF are proof of it,” External link

timesofindia Friday, January 24, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said ( about Jaipur Literature Festival ) : “Why has the literary festival taken off in this country in this extraordinary way? It goes back to the tradition of spoken literature, the celebration of literature orally through the spoken word has deep roots in this country,” “So the idea that a literary festival is a foreign import is something that can’t be maintained. We’ve tapped into something very deep here. Literature is alive and is loved in India,” External link

arabnews Friday, January 24, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “From commissioning to opening the exhibition, it took 18 months — which in art terms is an extremely short period. An exhibit of this size would usually take five years,” External link

firstpost Wednesday, January 8, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : "How any government deals with any protests is an indicator of commitment to democracy," "India's strength comes from its diversity, its pluralism, and its tolerance... and the erosion of that is a cause of considerable concern" External link

CBSnews Friday, December 20, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple told ( about Ramachandra Guha ) : "When intellectuals of Guha's repute are targeted in this manner, this is a very worrying moment for any country," External link

CBSnews Friday, December 20, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “My travel books are full of history and my history books are full of places. I find history easier, oddly enough. Travel writing is a bit like photography, everyone can do it, but it’s very difficult to do it very well,” External link

expressindia Thursday, December 19, 2019 4:26:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “My travel books are full of history and my history books are full of places. I find history easier, oddly enough. Travel writing is a bit like photography, everyone can do it , but it’s very difficult to do it very well,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple added : “We have more Booker and Pulitzer Prize winners this year than ever before and our central theme is climate change, the biggest issue facing our planet today,” External link

thehindu Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple added : “We have more Booker and Pulitzer Prize winners this year than ever before and our central theme is climate change, the biggest issue facing our planet today,” External link

Hindu Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “Above all, we will have a special focus on climate change with world-leading experts like David Wallace-Wells,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 11, 2019 12:13:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “Above all, we will have a special focus on climate change with world-leading experts like David Wallace-Wells,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:43:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple added : "We have more Booker and Pulitzer Prize winners this year than ever before and our central theme is climate change, the biggest issue facing our planet today," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “The analogy I use is Chinese cooking,” External link

watoday Tuesday, December 10, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “He basically had the idea and raised a lot of the money,” External link

watoday Tuesday, December 10, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “Jaipur is one of the things I am most proud of,” “The best thing about is that it’s free. If you go to Jaipur railway station during the festival there are 2000 kids sleeping rough at the station with their guitars and stuff. They can’t afford a hotel but they have come all the way from Assam or Tamil Nadu. We get mad-keen fan-boys longing to meet their favourite writers” External link

watoday Tuesday, December 10, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “My impression is that people are only now waking to the degree to which the story of Australia and the story of the company are closely linked,” External link

watoday Tuesday, December 10, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “The analogy I use is Chinese cooking,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 6, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “He basically had the idea and raised a lot of the money,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 6, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “Jaipur is one of the things I am most proud of,” “The best thing about is that it’s free. If you go to Jaipur railway station during the festival there are 2000 kids sleeping rough at the station with their guitars and stuff. They can’t afford a hotel but they have come all the way from Assam or Tamil Nadu. We get mad-keen fan-boys longing to meet their favourite writers” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 6, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “My impression is that people are only now waking to the degree to which the story of Australia and the story of the company are closely linked,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 6, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “The analogy I use is Chinese cooking,” External link

smh Friday, December 6, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “He basically had the idea and raised a lot of the money,” External link

smh Friday, December 6, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “Jaipur is one of the things I am most proud of,” “The best thing about is that it’s free. If you go to Jaipur railway station during the festival there are 2000 kids sleeping rough at the station with their guitars and stuff. They can’t afford a hotel but they have come all the way from Assam or Tamil Nadu. We get mad-keen fan-boys longing to meet their favourite writers” External link

smh Friday, December 6, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “My impression is that people are only now waking to the degree to which the story of Australia and the story of the company are closely linked,” External link

smh Friday, December 6, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “The analogy I use is Chinese cooking,” External link

theage Friday, December 6, 2019 3:29:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “He basically had the idea and raised a lot of the money,” External link

theage Friday, December 6, 2019 3:29:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “Jaipur is one of the things I am most proud of,” “The best thing about is that it’s free. If you go to Jaipur railway station during the festival there are 2000 kids sleeping rough at the station with their guitars and stuff. They can’t afford a hotel but they have come all the way from Assam or Tamil Nadu. We get mad-keen fan-boys longing to meet their favourite writers” External link

theage Friday, December 6, 2019 3:29:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “My impression is that people are only now waking to the degree to which the story of Australia and the story of the company are closely linked,” External link

theage Friday, December 6, 2019 3:29:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple added : “Forgotten Masters showcases the work of a series of extraordinary Indian artists, each with their own style and tastes and agency, whose brilliance has been frequently overlooked until now” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:18:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “Is that a sign of respect? Is that a Muslim artist not wanting to paint a woman or is it a sort of veiled resistance where you have given the Indians full character of humanity but the girl remains faceless, somewhat invisible without identity?” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 1, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple writes ( about In The ) : “In a process of vilification familiar from more recent Western confrontations with assertive Muslim leaders, Wellesley [the Governor-General who provoked the last war against Tipu in 1799] now stepped up his propaganda against Tipu, who he depicted as ‘a cruel and relentless enemy’, ‘a beast of the jungle’, an ‘intolerant bigot’ with a ‘rooted hatred of Europeans’ who had ‘perpetually on his tongue the projects of jihad’. This tyrant was also deemed to be an ‘oppressive and unjust ruler… a ‘sanguinary tyrant, a perfidious negociator’, and above all, a ‘furious fanatic’” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 10, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple writes : “Allied to this often counter-productive aggression and megalomania was a fatal lack of diplomatic skills,” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 10, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple notes : “both Hindu and Muslim clearly loved him, just as they had been surprised to see how prosperous his kingdom was,” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 10, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “And soon began my love affair with photography, which took a backseat when I turned to writing full-time,” External link

newindianexpress Sunday, October 27, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : "In Britain, France also Belgium - if you have a heritage building it comes with responsibilities. Say I have a very old house in London and that is great - which means I can't alter the facade and interiors," External link

business-standard Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : "I am surprised how dark and drastic some of the images are. My writing is not strictly dark. It seems to draw on a different side of me. It is a rather dark, more extreme vision of the world, but the photographs are darker," External link

firstpost Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : "wrestling the laws of a country to make maximum profits" External link

business-standard Friday, October 11, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said ( about India Company ) : “This comes as a surprise to most Indians, but Marwari businessmen and their capital aided the East India Company,” External link

news18 Thursday, October 10, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “Clive is so nakedly vicious, horribly effective. He constantly calls it right,” External link

thenational Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:27:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about India Company ) : "It is not obviously apparent how a nation state can adequately protect itself and its citizens from corporate excess," "The East India company remains today history's most ominous warning about the potential for the abuse of corporate power and the insidious means by which the interests of shareholders can seemingly become those of the state," External link

business-standard Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple writes ( about India Company ) : "Four hundred and twenty years after its founding, the story of the East India Company has never been more current," External link

business-standard Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple adds ( about India Company ) : “There’s no way a bunch of foreign merchants with no military might could take over India. The degree to which it was facilitated by the Indian financial class, especially the Marwari bankers of Calcutta and Benares is what enabled it to take over. The book talks about the degree to which the company was helped by the Marwari community of traders and bankers, especially the Jagat Seths who were Oswal Jain bankers from Jodhpur state,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple writes ( about India Company ) : “for the first time, techniques of 18th century European warfare, developed in Prussia and tested on the battlefields of France and Flanders, had been tried out in India,” External link

Hindu Thursday, August 22, 2019 10:24:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “The highlight of the festival will be at his home,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, June 9, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “We will be discussing the scars of different partitions,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, June 9, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “I consider this the strongest programme we have ever put together,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, December 9, 2018 5:52:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “The only other author to hold out longer than [Martell] is Margaret Atwood, who made us wait for eight years before she agreed to come,” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 6, 2018 11:22:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “The only other author to hold out longer than [Martell] is Margaret Atwood, who made us wait for eight years before she agreed to come,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 6, 2018 10:54:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple added : "We believe the shortage of supply is due to uncertainty over Brexit and the future of subsidy payments. I think many farmers are reluctant to make decisions at this point and are waiting until they know more. " External link

heraldscotland Saturday, December 9, 2017 4:15:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said : "A potential reduction in subsidies is likely to have some impact on the farmland sales market, particularly arable, and we may see an increase in farms coming to the market as a result. However, well-equipped, prime arable land is likely to remain scarce. Diversified and mixed farms are likely to become more resilient than arable units. " External link

heraldscotland Saturday, December 9, 2017 4:15:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple writes : "While Zafar was never cut out to be a heroic or revolutionary leader, he remains, like his ancestor the Emperor Akbar, an attractive symbol of Islamic civilisation at its most tolerant and pluralistic," External link

bbc Wednesday, November 8, 2017 10:03:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “The gem held the power to create unrest among rulers,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, February 26, 2017 9:53:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said ( about Ranjit Singh ) : “Ranjit Singh would not have that and got his way when Durrani was forced to hand over the gem after seeing his son being tortured in front of his eyes. After getting his hands on the diamond, Ranjit Singh said, in his will, that it should be given to the Jaganath Temple. His will was never fulfilled though and the Kohinoor disappeared,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, February 26, 2017 9:53:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple écrit : “C’est un art pour lequel l’Inde était autrefois enviée et réputée” External link

courrierinternational Monday, January 16, 2017 8:26:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple souligne : “Connue jadis comme l’une des plus splendides localités [du sous-continent], elle a été plusieurs fois mise à sac. […] De nos jours, en dehors du Musée archéologique où sont exposés des fragments de sculptures du VII e siècle, ne subsistent du raffinement passé de la ville qu’une centaine de distillateurs d’attar” External link

courrierinternational Monday, January 16, 2017 8:26:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “If that doesn’t finish the monarchy, nothing else would” External link

japantimes Wednesday, December 28, 2016 11:05:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “We get poisonings, bludgeonings, someone gets their head beaten with bricks, lots of torture, one person blinded by a hot needle. There is a rich variety of horrors in this book,” External link

japantimes Wednesday, December 28, 2016 11:05:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said ( about Peacock Throne ) : “The Peacock Throne was the most lavish piece of furniture ever made. It cost four times the cost of the Taj Mahal and had all the better gems gathered by the Moguls from across India over generations,” External link

japantimes Wednesday, December 28, 2016 11:05:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said ( about British ) : “People only know about the Koh-i-Noor because the British made so much fuss of it,” External link

japantimes Wednesday, December 28, 2016 11:05:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said : “It became, for the Victorians, a symbol of the conquest of India, just as today, for post-colonial Indians, it is a symbol of the colonial looting of India,” External link

japantimes Wednesday, December 28, 2016 11:05:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “It became, for the Victorians, a symbol of the conquest of India, just as today, for post-colonial Indians, it is a symbol of the colonial looting of India,” External link

arabnews Saturday, December 24, 2016 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple tells : “We get poisonings, bludgeonings, someone gets their head beaten with bricks, lots of torture, one person blinded by a hot needle. There is a rich variety of horrors in this book,” External link

arabnews Saturday, December 24, 2016 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about Peacock Throne ) : “The Peacock Throne was the most lavish piece of furniture ever made. It cost four times the cost of the Taj Mahal and had all the better gems gathered by the Mughals from across India over generations,” External link

arabnews Saturday, December 24, 2016 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about British ) : “People only know about the Koh-i-Noor because the British made so much fuss of it,” External link

arabnews Saturday, December 24, 2016 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about British ) : "People only know about the Koh-i-Noor because the British made so much fuss of it," External link

ChinaPost Friday, December 23, 2016 8:49:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple tells : "We get poisonings, bludgeonings, someone gets their head beaten with bricks, lots of torture, one person blinded by a hot needle. There is a rich variety of horrors in this book," External link

ChinaPost Friday, December 23, 2016 8:49:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about Peacock Throne ) : "The Peacock Throne was the most lavish piece of furniture ever made. It cost four times the cost of the Taj Mahal and had all the better gems gathered by the Mughals from across India over generations," External link

ChinaPost Friday, December 23, 2016 8:49:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “It became, for the Victorians, a symbol of the conquest of India, just as today, for post-colonial Indians, it is a symbol of the colonial looting of India,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 23, 2016 5:42:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple tells : “We get poisonings, bludgeonings, someone gets their head beaten with bricks, lots of torture, one person blinded by a hot needle. There is a rich variety of horrors in this book,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 23, 2016 5:42:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about Peacock Throne ) : “The Peacock Throne was the most lavish piece of furniture ever made. It cost four times the cost of the Taj Mahal and had all the better gems gathered by the Mughals from across India over generations,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 23, 2016 5:42:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about British ) : “People only know about the Koh-i-Noor because the British made so much fuss of it,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 23, 2016 5:42:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : "It became, for the Victorians, a symbol of the conquest of India, just as today, for post-colonial Indians, it is a symbol of the colonial looting of India," External link

expatica Friday, December 23, 2016 2:51:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple tells : "We get poisonings, bludgeonings, someone gets their head beaten with bricks, lots of torture, one person blinded by a hot needle. There is a rich variety of horrors in this book," External link

expatica Friday, December 23, 2016 2:51:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about Peacock Throne ) : "The Peacock Throne was the most lavish piece of furniture ever made. It cost four times the cost of the Taj Mahal and had all the better gems gathered by the Mughals from across India over generations," External link

expatica Friday, December 23, 2016 2:51:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about British ) : "People only know about the Koh-i-Noor because the British made so much fuss of it," External link

expatica Friday, December 23, 2016 2:51:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : "It became, for the Victorians, a symbol of the conquest of India, just as today, for post-colonial Indians, it is a symbol of the colonial looting of India," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 23, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple tells : "We get poisonings, bludgeonings, someone gets their head beaten with bricks, lots of torture, one person blinded by a hot needle. There is a rich variety of horrors in this book," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 23, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about Peacock Throne ) : "The Peacock Throne was the most lavish piece of furniture ever made. It cost four times the cost of the Taj Mahal and had all the better gems gathered by the Mughals from across India over generations," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 23, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about British ) : "People only know about the Koh-i-Noor because the British made so much fuss of it," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 23, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple explique : "devint pour les contemporains de l'époque victorienne un symbole de la conquête de l'Inde. Tout comme il est aujourd'hui, pour les Indiens post-coloniaux, un symbole du pillage colonial" External link

LePoint Friday, December 23, 2016 1:09:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple explique : "devint pour les contemporains de l'époque victorienne un symbole de la conquête de l'Inde. Tout comme il est aujourd'hui, pour les Indiens post-coloniaux, un symbole du pillage colonial" External link

leparisien Friday, December 23, 2016 12:53:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple explique : "devint pour les contemporains de l'époque victorienne un symbole de la conquête de l'Inde. Tout comme il est aujourd'hui, pour les Indiens post-coloniaux, un symbole du pillage colonial" External link

rtl-BE Friday, December 23, 2016 12:33:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : "It became, for the Victorians, a symbol of the conquest of India, just as today, for post-colonial Indians, it is a symbol of the colonial looting of India," External link

digitaljournal Friday, December 23, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple tells : "We get poisonings, bludgeonings, someone gets their head beaten with bricks, lots of torture, one person blinded by a hot needle. There is a rich variety of horrors in this book," External link

digitaljournal Friday, December 23, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about Peacock Throne ) : "The Peacock Throne was the most lavish piece of furniture ever made. It cost four times the cost of the Taj Mahal and had all the better gems gathered by the Mughals from across India over generations," External link

digitaljournal Friday, December 23, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about British ) : "People only know about the Koh-i-Noor because the British made so much fuss of it," External link

digitaljournal Friday, December 23, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple explique : "devint pour les contemporains de l'époque victorienne un symbole de la conquête de l'Inde. Tout comme il est aujourd'hui, pour les Indiens post-coloniaux, un symbole du pillage colonial" External link

afp-fr Friday, December 23, 2016 8:45:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : "It became, for the Victorians, a symbol of the conquest of India, just as today, for post-colonial Indians, it is a symbol of the colonial looting of India," External link

afp-en Friday, December 23, 2016 5:34:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple tells : "We get poisonings, bludgeonings, someone gets their head beaten with bricks, lots of torture, one person blinded by a hot needle. There is a rich variety of horrors in this book," External link

afp-en Friday, December 23, 2016 5:34:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about Peacock Throne ) : "The Peacock Throne was the most lavish piece of furniture ever made. It cost four times the cost of the Taj Mahal and had all the better gems gathered by the Mughals from across India over generations," External link

afp-en Friday, December 23, 2016 5:34:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about British ) : "People only know about the Koh-i-Noor because the British made so much fuss of it," External link

afp-en Friday, December 23, 2016 5:34:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple said ( about Jaipur Literature Festival ) : "We started with a few dozen visitors and the last edition saw 3.3 lakh people come to Jaipur to attend the festival. We have grown so big that in coming years we will have to move some of the less literary activities and panel discussions to another venue," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, December 14, 2016 6:47:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple told : "This is an unhistorical statement, strikingly unhistoric," External link

irishsun Monday, December 12, 2016 1:00:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : "We have not taken a stand and we are not taking a stand. What we are trying is to tell a story -- a multifaceted story like the diamond itself," "You know the Indians want it back, you know the Britons don't want to return it, the Iranians want it back, the Afghans want it back, the Taliban, in fact, want it back, the Sikhs want it back and want it to go to the Golden Temple" External link

irishsun Monday, December 12, 2016 1:00:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple told : "This is an unhistorical statement, strikingly unhistoric," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, December 11, 2016 9:35:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : "We have not taken a stand and we are not taking a stand. What we are trying is to tell a story -- a multifaceted story like the diamond itself," "You know the Indians want it back, you know the Britons don't want to return it, the Iranians want it back, the Afghans want it back, the Taliban, in fact, want it back, the Sikhs want it back and want it to go to the Golden Temple" External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, December 11, 2016 9:35:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “we have laid out the case, as clearly as we can. Future generations can use our book as an evidence, as we present history by clearing the fog of mythology” External link

Hindu Friday, December 9, 2016 7:10:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “we have laid out the case, as clearly as we can. Future generations can use our book as an evidence, as we present history by clearing the fog of mythology” External link

thehindu Friday, December 9, 2016 5:33:00 PM EAT

William Dalrymple wrote : "For many Russian observers, however, the mysterious death couple with the disappearance of Vitkevich's Afghan papers bore all the hallmarks of British foul play," "After all, Vitkevich's papers contained details of the British intelligence and news-writing networks in Central Asia that he had successfully penetrated" External link

irishsun Monday, December 5, 2016 4:53:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says : “This is an unbelievable tragedy; a beautiful life cut off in the most horrible way,” External link

mid-day Sunday, October 9, 2016 8:08:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple writes : "The rump who had remained in India - the optimistic, the old or the nostalgic, the faded beauties and the aging banjo players, with their 1950s tattoos and bow-ties, so movingly shot by Kapoor - stayed on in the face of some Indian resentment, and an increasing degree of poverty. "The younger generation, especially the girls, tended to intermarry and were able to blend in; but others, particularly the older ones, found it hard to change their ways. "It is these people with their frocks and tweed suits and Homburg hats, their Union Jacks and their memorabilia of the Royal Family, the old couples wandering under their umbrellas, that Kapoor has so beautifully recorded and commemorated," External link

bbc Monday, September 19, 2016 2:26:00 AM EAT

William Dalrymple says ( about Steve McCurry ) : "Perhaps most stark among the extremes McCurry illustrates are those between India's rich and poor," External link

cnn Friday, June 10, 2016 5:04:00 PM EAT



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agent1.02%EN12/09/201709/12/2017
historian55.10%EN11/06/201706/11/2017
author19.39%EN08/01/201701/08/2017
writer7.14%EN05/01/201701/05/2017
art historian1.02%EN03/02/201702/03/2017
curator1.02%EN02/23/201723/02/2017
écrivain1.02%FR01/16/201716/01/2017
historien britannique5.10%FR12/23/201623/12/2016
journalist1.02%EN10/31/201631/10/2016
auteur1.02%FR06/08/201608/06/2016
director7.14%EN01/19/201419/01/2014
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William DalrympleEN64.32%
William DalrympleFR11.56%
William DalrympleIT8.04%
William DalrympleEU8.04%
William DalrympleDE8.04%


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