About Thokchom Wangam

Completed my Masters in History from JNU in 2015, now taking a break whilst reading and contemplating on the various dramas playing out in front of him.

The Germ of an Idea

By | March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Issues|

By Thokchom Wangam Neither the colourless vagueness of cosmopolitanism nor the fierce self-idolatry of nation-worship is the goal of human history. – Rabindranath Tagore, Nationalism in the West As a student of history I have often had to rely on my own experiences and biases to analyze and understand what the historical facts are telling me. [...]

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The tyranny of ignorance (or the curious case of disowning one’s own self)

By | November 6th, 2015|Categories: Issues|

I have been a student of history for more than five years now having just completed my masters recently. This institutional learning of history has taught me a lot about the happenings in Britain and America, the revolutions in France and Russia, and the disasters that engulfed Germany and Japan. I know my Pallavas from my [...]

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