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Shamshad Hussain

Shamshad Hussain is a professor at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kerala. She published three books on topics such as the question of minorities, gender, religion, vernacular literature, etc. She also edits a bilingual journal titled ‘Ishal Paithrkam’ published by Mahakavi Moyinkutty Vaidyar Mappila Kala Academy, Kondotty.


<strong>History, Memory, and the Everyday: Life in the Time of Rebellion</strong>

This article demonstrates how the living memories of Malabar rebellion evade the logic of the historical narrative. The native memory of the rebellion appears to have subverted the neatly drawn schemes such as ‘Hindu’ vs ‘Muslim’, ‘cruelty’ vs ‘compassion’, and ‘horror’ vs ‘fascination’ etc. that animate the logic of historical writing.