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Upon looking him up I found that he was an eminent historian who spent 25 years of his life writing a detailed history of Aurangzeb he spells the name Aurangzib. Sushant Singh rated it it was amazing Oct 01, Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Although it is an abridged version of the author’s magnum opus in several volumesintended more for the preliminary-level reader and the general populace, it is informative, re Despite the single-minded pursuit of earkar historiography since the Nehruvian era, Sir Jadunath Sarkar remains one of the very few nationalist historians whose works could not be vilified by the vested interests for the simple reason of them being the epitome of scholarly works.
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A very interesting account of a famed cruel Moghul who practised religious discrimination and ruled very hiwtory. The book traces his career from his youth, to his death, and also analyses the effect of his reign on the fate of the Mughal Dynasty.
Despite the single-minded pursuit of pseudo-secular historiography since the Nehruvian era, Sir Jadunath Sarkar remains one of the very few nationalist historians whose works could not be vilified by the vested interests for the simple reason of them being the epitome of scholarly works.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Sir Jadunath Sarkar was a prominent Indian Bengali aristocrat and historian. How policies of conflict and religious intolerance can lead to downfall has been effectively brought out in this book.
While Aurangzeb is not a aarkar, and was a ‘pucca’ Mussalman, he was not as bigoted as people make him out to be. Abhishek Sayam rated it liked it Feb 09, We have, in our schools, bee This is an excellent book, and while it is an abridged version of his full history of Aurangzeb, it is exhaustive in itself. Return to Book Page.
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A Short History Of Aurangzib by Jadunath Sarkar
Digambar rated it it was amazing Oct 02, Sarkar was one of the earliest Indian scholars to and a giant who is seen by today’s Indian historian as almost an institution to be refuted at least partly base his work on primary sources.
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