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Lecture Archive: Sunil Amrith

Unruly Waters: How Rains, Rivers, Coasts, and Seas Have Shaped Asia’s History

Posted: June 22, 2020

Lecture date: May 6, 2020. Historian Sunil Amrith discusses his book, Unruly Waters, in which he reimagines Asia’s history through the stories of its rains, rivers, coasts, and seas—and of the weather-watchers and engineers, mapmakers, and farmers who have sought to control them.

Amrith is the Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies at Harvard University.

Video Posted: June 22, 2020 | Running time: 50:58

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