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Lasic Soyare rated it it was amazing Jul 24, 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.

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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. What clearly emerges in the end, is the tragic legacy of a man with prodigious talents, on the field and off. Varaprad Pitkar rated it liked it Nov 22, While Aurangzeb is not a saint, and was a ‘pucca’ Mussalman, he was not as bigoted as people make him out to be.


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Amin Al Rashid rated it it was amazing Sep 10, No trivia or quizzes yet. Varun Velhankar rated it really liked it Dec 27, 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.

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Jarunath Sayam rated it liked it Feb 09, Open Preview See a Problem? 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.

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How policies of conflict and religious intolerance can lead to downfall has been effectively brought out in this book. Although it is an jadunatg 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 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 asrkar reason of them being the epitome of scholarly works.


In a foreword to aurnagzeb 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. I am glad that I found this book. Abhishek Singh rated it it was amazing Nov 14, May 10, Rohan marked it as to-read. Abhijeet Mahadane rated it liked it Nov 01, A much misunderstood hisrory, this book serves to set the record straight and make it more balanced than it has been.

Lists with This Book. Dara Shikoh is seen almost as a lamb to Aurangzeb’s wolf. Moksh Naidu rated it it was amazing Aug 06, Digambar rated it it was amazing Oct 02, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

This is an excellent book, and while it is an abridged version of his full history of Aurangzeb, it is exhaustive in itself.