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.
|Published (Last):||5 July 2014|
|PDF File Size:||4.7 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||2.80 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
I had spent quite some time looking for a history of Aurangzeb, and I am glad that I found this one.
A Short History Of Aurangzib
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, remorseless, factual and yet fast-paced. Abhijeet Mahadane rated it liked it Nov 01, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign auranzgeb.
Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Kaustuv Brohmachary rated it it was amazing Jan 31, Anoop aurangzwb it it was amazing Oct 15, While Aurangzeb is not a saint, and was a ‘pucca’ Mussalman, he was not as bigoted as people make him out to be. Sushant Singh rated it it was amazing Oct 01, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Here are my reasons for starting to read this book: Abhishek Singh rated it it was amazing Nov 14, Moksh Naidu rated it it was amazing Aug 06, From what I have read of the first volume, this has started to seem to me an overly simplistic picture.
A very interesting account of a famed cruel Moghul who practised religious discrimination and ruled very long. Will post a more comprehensive review once I read more of this book.
Bushra rated it it was amazing Jul 31, 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. Mohd Rafi rated it really liked it Oct 25, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. 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.
What clearly emerges in the end, is the tragic legacy of a man with prodigious talents, on the field and off. Rakhi Acharyya rated it liked it May 23, Mohammad Rameez rated it liked it Aurangzeg 10, This book is a classic example.
Hrishikesh Puranik rated it really liked it Jan 07, auranbzeb The laments of a dying monarch like Auranzib should serve as a hostory to all those in power. Tapas Roy rated it really liked it Dec 28, Varaprad Pitkar rated it liked it Nov 22, 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.
Amin Al Rashid rated it it was amazing Sep 10, 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.
History of Aurangzib – Wikipedia
Dara Shikoh is seen almost as a lamb to Aurangzeb’s wolf. Lists with This Book. How policies of conflict and religious intolerance can lead to downfall has been effectively brought out in this book.
Nov 14, Rajiv Chopra rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mahmudur Rahman rated it really liked it May 10, Shahryaar Akbar rated it it was amazing Jan 15, 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.
Lasic Soyare rated it it was amazing Jul 24, No trivia or quizzes yet. May 10, Rohan marked it as to-read. Return to Book Page. Open Preview See a Problem?
History of Aurangzib based on original sources
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.
Digambar rated it it was amazing Oct 02, Dara the scholar murdered by the power-hungry Aurangzeb.
Sir Jadunath Sarkar was a prominent Indian Bengali aristocrat and historian. After this book i couldnt jadunwth buying Shivaji and his times. Varun Velhankar rated it really liked it Dec 27, Vaibhav rated it really liked it Jan 03, Rohit rated it really liked it Sep 14, Has any one read this book, if yesis there any point worth mention?
Oct 28, Srinidhi Kasagar rated it really liked it. 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 aurajgzeb name Aurangzib.