Employed for the eight or so months before the monsoons hit, in 1789, saltworkers called malangis toiled in the Roymangal Agency at the heart of the Bengal Delta.
A Platform on Representation, Engagement, and Community
Author: Julia Fine
Julia Fine (she/her) is a PhD student in History at Stanford University focusing on the food and environmental history of the British Empire. She holds a BA in History & Literature from Harvard University, and an MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies from the University of Cambridge.