Ian Talbot and Tahir Kamran

Ian Talbot and Tahir Kamran

Ian Talbot is professor of modern British history and formerly head of history at the University of Southampton. Tahir Kamran teaches history at G. C. University, Lahore and was until recently, Allama Iqbal Fellow at the University of Cambridge and fellow of Wolfson College.

By Ian Talbot and Tahir Kamran

Tales of legendary wrestlers from Lahore in the British Raj

[Book extract] The earth of the akhara continued to be considered sacred by the wrestlers, and every Thursday they light up the akhara with earthen lamps.

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