About Peter Heehs


Peter 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.


Contact Information

Peter Heehs
3 Nehru Street, First Floor
Pondicherry 605002 India

peterheehs [at] yahoo [dot] com


Mentions in Magazines

EnlightenNext (Spring-Summer 2002)

Travel+Leisure (June 2005)

EnlightenNext (May 2009)

Tablet (March 2010)


Discussions in Newspapers

The Telegraph (July 30, 2011)