Research

Professor Pinch is currently working on two projects:

1) a joint translation of two long eighteenth-century Hindi poems celebrating the warlord Anupgiri Gosain, a.k.a. “Himmat Bahadur” (d. 1804)

2) a study of 1857 in history, and history in 1857, centered on the eruption of violence in Meerut in 1857

He is the author of numerous book chapters, essays, and reviews, as well as articles in History and Theory, Past & PresentModern Asian Studies, and Indian Economic and Social History Review.

He served as an associate editor of the journal History and Theory from 2012 to 2021.

And he has authored two books, edited one festschrift, and co-edited one theme issue for History and Theory:

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