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Peter HeehsPeter Heehs is an acknowledged expert on the history of modern India, on Indian spiritual traditions, and on Sri Aurobindo and his philosophy. His books are published by university presses in the United States and India, and reviewed in such journals as History and Theory, Asian Studies Journal, and Philosophy East and West. He has contributed essays on historiography and cultural studies to History and Theory, Postcolonial Studies, Modern Asian Studies, and other journals, and popular articles to History Today, Art India and other magazines. Books and articles by Heehs are used as assigned reading in university courses in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and other countries. His work has been widely reviewed in academic journals and discussed in national newspapers and magazines in India and in specialized magazines in the United States.

For more on the author, visit Peter Heehs: An American historian in India.

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The Lives of Sri Aurobindo India's Freedom Struggle Sri Aurobindo: A Brief Biography The Bomb in Bengal Nationalism, Terrorism, Communalism The Essential Writings of Sri Aurobindo Indian Religions

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