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Professor Sir Christopher Bayly

Professor Sir Christopher Bayly
St Catharine's College
Cambridge CB21RL
Office Phone: 01223 3 38096

Departments and Institutes

St Catharine's College:

Research Interests

Indian history since c.1700, British imperial history, global history.

Key Publications

  • The Local Roots of Indian Politics. Allahabad 1880-1920 (1975)
  • Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars. North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion, 1780-1870 (1983)
  • Indian Society and the Making of the British Empire (1988)
  • Imperial Meridian. The British Empire and the World, 1780-1830 (1989)
  • Empire and Information. Intelligence gathering and social communication in India 1780-1870 (1996)
  • The Origins of Nationality in South Asia (1997)
  • The Birth of the Modern World. Global Connections and Comparisons 1780-1914 (2004)
  • Forgotten Armies. The Fall of British Asia 1941-45 with Dr Tim Harper (2004)
  • Professor Bayly is collaborating with Dr Tim Harper on Forgotten Wars: revolution and the end of empire in British Asia, 1945-55.