TITLE: African Elites in India
SPEAKER: Kenneth X. Robbins
EVENT DATE: 10/14/2010
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 59 minutes
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Author Kenneth X. Robbins discusses his book, a series of snapshots, in the form of essays by specialists in the history numismatics, architecture, and art history of South Asia.
Speaker Biography: Kenneth X. Robbins, a psychiatrist, has published more than fifty articles and three sets of 100 slides on Indian history and art. He co-edited a book on African elites in India and is currently preparing a series of books dealing with Jews in India. He has curated ten exhibitions dealing with India. His special interest is the study of the comprehensive history of the maharajas and other Indian princes utilizing everything from paintings to medals.