Benjamin B. Cohen

Benjamin B. Cohen

Benjamin B. Cohen is a professor in the Department of History at the University of Utah. He is an author and a scholar of South Asia with a particular interest in the early-modern and modern periods of the subcontinent’s history.

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How the Idea of ‘India’ Came About

How the Idea of ‘India’ Came About

For the Mughal rulers, whose control covered much of the subcontinent, India could be imagined as something close to a unified state. However, for the millions of people beneath their rule, no sense of a “nation” or being part of “India” is evident.

Benjamin B. Cohen