The 2006 book, which McLeod co-edited with Kenneth Robbins, features a series of essays by specialists in the history, currency, architecture and art history of South Asia. McLeod’s research centers on the history of India during the colonial period; he also wrote the books “The History of India” and “Sovereignty, Power, Control: Politics in the States of Western India, 1916-1947.”

The book talk will begin at 6 p.m. in the University Club on Belknap Campus. Copies of his book will be available for purchase; light refreshments will be provided.

The talk is free and public but reservations are requested by contacting Stacey Schoen, 502-852-8563, or Linda L. Wilson, 502-852-0274.

Event sponsors are UofL’s Asian studies program and Pan-African studies department, Friends of Asian Studies group and Asia Institute-Crane House Inc.

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Judy Hughes
Judy Hughes is a communications and marketing specialist for UofL’s Office of Communications and Marketing, where she works in media relations and contributes to news about the university’s College of Arts and Sciences and Kent School of Social Work. She previously worked in news as a writer and editor for a daily newspaper and The Associated Press.