Page 1. if V II»B SlSa lal I JpIiUiuI. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. HISTORY OF AURANGZIB. Vol The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism (2 Vol Set). A Short History of Aurangzib by Jadunath Sarkar – Ebook download as PDF File . pdf) Maasir-i-Alamgiri a History of Emperor Aurangzeb by Jadunath Sarkar. Sir Jadunath Sarkar is a star historian of modern India on medieval Aurangzeb simply as a historical figure, and not as Hindus or Muslim- he does not involve.
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In a foreword to that book Narhar Kurundakar laments the fact that no historian of Sarkar’s stature was writing on Shivaji though Sarkar himself wrote a well-regarded book on Shivaji.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. From saarkar I have read of the first volume, this has started to seem to me an overly simplistic picture. Lasic Soyare rated it it was amazing Jul 24, After this book i couldnt stop buying Shivaji and his times.
This book is a classic example. Dara Shikoh is seen almost as a lamb to Aurangzeb’s wolf.
Sushant Singh rated it it was amazing Oct 01, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Oct 28, Earkar Kasagar rated it really liked it. Will post a more comprehensive review once I read more of this book. There is very little rhetoric in the book, and this makes it a very good read.
Mohd Rafi rated it really liked it Oct 25, 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 hisyory 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.
I am glad that I found this book. Ajay Thakur rated it it was amazing Jul 24, Mohammad Rameez rated it liked it Feb 10, Tapas Roy rated it really liked it Dec sarkad, Vaibhav rated it really liked it Jan 03, A much misunderstood man, this book serves to set the record straight and jaduanth it more balanced than it has been.
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Varaprad Pitkar rated it liked it Nov 22, Moksh Naidu rated it it was amazing Aug 06, Rakhi Acharyya rated it liked it May 23, I had spent quite some time looking for a history of Aurangzeb, and I am glad that I found this one. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This is an excellent book, and while it is an abridged version of his full history of Aurangzeb, it is exhaustive in itself.
We have, in our schools, been treated to rather biased views of Aurangzeb, and these have been defined by Hindu sentimentality, which has often been misplaces. Has any one read this book, if yesis there any point worth mention? Nov 14, Rajiv Chopra rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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.
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A Short History Of Aurangzib by Jadunath Sarkar
As the seventeenth century wore on, the older or nourished on the manly traditions of Akbar and Shah Jahan, gifted with greater independence of spirit, and trained with greater resources and responsibility – gradually died out, and their places in camp and “The retrogression of medieval Indian civilisation under Aurangzib is noticeable not only in the fine arts – the decay of which was only the outward manifestation of it – but still more in the low intellectual type of the new generation.
May 10, Rohan marked it as to-read. A very interesting account of a histoey cruel Moghul who practised religious discrimination and ruled very long. While Aurangzeb is not a saint, and was a ‘pucca’ Mussalman, he was iadunath as bigoted as people make him out to be.
Great historian India ever produced. Abhijeet Mahadane rated it liked it Nov 01, As the seventeenth century wore on, the older nobility nourished on the manly traditions of Akbar and Shah Jahan, gifted with greater independence of spirit, and trained with greater resources and responsibility – gradually died out, and their places in camp and court were taken by smaller men, supplied with poorer resources by the suspicious Aurangzib, afraid to exercise responsibility and initiative, and seeking to advance themselves by sycophancy.
Shahryaar Akbar rated it it was amazing Jan 15, The laments of a dying monarch like Auranzib should serve as a lesson to all those in power. 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.
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Dara the scholar murdered by the power-hungry Aurangzeb.