The Ibis Trilogy of Amitabh Ghosh as the Study of First Phase of Globalization

Dr. Madhu Kumari


When one of the most well-known writer of India sits down to write and dedicates ten years of his life “ down in a rabbit hole thinking of one set of things for years and years”(Ghosh, 2015) , the world should sit up and take notice of what he is saying.  Especially if the writer is Amitav Ghosh and the subject is spread across three novels written on an epic scale.  He deals what the world only now, in the beginning of the third decade of the twenty first Century feels, understands as the root of the colonial history of the world - the opium wars between Britain and China. 

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