My Son’s Inheritance: A Secret History of Lynching and Blood Justice in India

01 February 2020

Aparna Vaidik

This book, framed as a message to the author’s son, delves into the history of lynching in India, using pamphlets and popular publications, as well as her own family history, to offer a cultural reading of violence. It also explores the history of the Arya Samaj, cow-protection movements and majoritarianism in the country. 

Aleph, Rs 499, 173 pages