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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. After this book i couldnt stop buying Shivaji and his times. Rakhi Acharyya rated it liked it May 23, Open Preview See a Problem?
How policies of conflict and religious intolerance can lead to downfall has been effectively brought out in this book. Hrishikesh Hjstory rated it really liked it Jan 07, Although it is an abridged version of the author’s magnum opus in several volumesintended more for autangzeb preliminary-level reader and the general populace, it is informative, re 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.
I have just started reading the book and will try to upd I came across Jadunath Sarkar’s name first in the bibliography of Ranjit Desai’s Shreeman Yogi. Lasic Soyare rated it it was amazing Jul 24, Vaibhav rated it really liked it Jan 03, What clearly emerges in the end, is the tragic legacy of a man with prodigious talents, on the field and off. Jul jadunathh, Riju Ganguly rated it really liked it. As the seventeenth century wore on, the older nobility nourished on the manly traditions of Akbar and Shah Jahan, uadunath 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, Return to Book Page. Will post a more comprehensive review once I read more of this book. Mohammad Rameez rated it liked it Feb 10, Nov 14, Rajiv Chopra rated it it was amazing Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
I have just started reading the book and will try to update this review with a more detailed one. 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.
I had spent quite some time looking for a history of Aurangzeb, and I am glad that I found this one. Varaprad Pitkar rated it liked it Nov 22, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Has any one read this book, if yesis there any point worth mention? Books by Jadunath Sarkar. Varun Velhankar rated it really liked it Dec 27, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
A much misunderstood man, this book serves to set the record straight and make it more balanced than it has been. This is an excellent book, and while it is an abridged version of his full history of Aurangzeb, it is exhaustive in itself. Abhishek Sayam rated it liked it Feb 09, This book is a classic example.
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. Refresh and try again.
A Short History Of Aurangzib
Mahmudur Rahman rated it really liked it May 10, Digambar rated it it was amazing Oct 02, Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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.
Dara Shikoh is seen almost as a lamb to Aurangzeb’s wolf. Dara the scholar murdered by the power-hungry Aurangzeb. Bushra rated it it was amazing Jul 31, Abhishek Singh rated it it was amazing Nov 14, Mohd Rafi rated it really liked it Oct 25, Sir Jadunath Sarkar was a prominent Indian Bengali aristocrat and historian.
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. Ajay Thakur rated it it was amazing Jul 24, Here are my reasons for starting to read this book: Sushant Singh rated it it was amazing Oct 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 “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.
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Anoop rated it it was amazing Oct 15, I am glad that I found this book. The laments of a dying monarch like Auranzib should serve as a lesson to all those in power.
While Aurangzeb is not a saint, and was a ‘pucca’ Mussalman, he was not as bigoted as people make him out to be. A very interesting account of a famed cruel Moghul who practised religious discrimination and ruled very long. 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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