Precious Threads and Precarious Lives

Trace the histories of shawl and silk industries of Kashmir from 1846 to 1950 with Amit Kumar, Faculty, Azim Premji University.

Precious threads and precarious lives

Amit Kumar teaches history at the School of Arts and Sciences, Azim Premji University. Amit did his PhD from University of Delhi and was also a visiting PhD Global History fellow at the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam.

Before joining Azim Premji University, Amit taught at Hansraj College, University of Delhi and Srinagar Women’s College, Srinagar. The monograph is an extended form of his PhD.