Vinay Lal


Vinay Lal is an associate professor in the Department of History at University of California in Los Angeles with a focus on South and Southeast Asia.

Articles by this Author
Fischer and Abedi, Debating Muslims

Michael M.J. Fischer and Mehdi Abedi, Debating Muslims: Cultural Dialogues in Postmodernity and Tradition (Wisconsin, 1990).

In the older literature on the Middle East and the Muslim world, Islam almost...

Omissi, Air Power and Colonial Control

David Omissi, Air Power and Colonial Control: The Royal Air Force, 1919-1939 (Manchester, 1990).

In the recent war with Iraq, US air superiority was crucial in minimizing the US (and other allied) casualties,...