Eminent Historians: Their Technology, Their Line, Their Fraud [Arun Shourie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Several essays on history. Eminent Historians. Their Technology, Their Line, Their Fraud. Arun Shourie No Comments | Write Review. HarperCollins, History. India Today In this incisive commentary, Arun Shourie documents the ways in which our history textbooks have been doctored by leftist historians. Thoroughly.
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While discussing the Marxists’ betrayal of the Quit India movement, he is silent on the murder of Gandhi by a Hindu fanatic.
It’s even a greater pity we have been learning by heart some deceitful lies. Arun shourie de I read the Ramayan and wondered how Lord Rama man and warrior pining and crying for his wife, who faces all his trials with great fortitude, has been described by leftists as “patriarchial”. However, Shourie puts on the same blinkers when he discusses Hinduism. For this they have blackened the Hindu period of our history, and, as we shall see, strained to whitewash the Islamic period.
No history of Chhattisgarh. It is always left leaning to fulfill their agenda and propagate their ideology in Indian history which we all study in schools and universities through NCERT books. This page was last edited on 22 Novemberat The first few pages of the book doesn’t seems quite interesting as there only figures of the money that these eminent historians took to complete their writing projects at the expense of tax payers.
No such thing as “India”, just a geographical expression, just a construct of the British; no such thing as Hinduism, just a word used by Arabs to describe the assortment they encountered, just an invention of the communalists to impose a uniformity – that has been their stance. These are the people responsible for creating falsehoods about Indian culture and history. Not only this, it is completely written from a Marxist view point. But, it is not.
Out of India Theory. India is the home of first urban civilization. To ask other readers questions about Eminent Historiansplease sign up. He mentions caste just in passing and fails to discuss how Brahmins ruled with an iron hand over the hapless lower castes.
These details have been presented brilliantly by Arun Shourie in this book. But, how about those so called intellectuals and historians who subvert the very history of India to please their masters and doing more damage to the national prosperity? This book as I view is a critique of using Marxist theory or for that matter any theory as a lens to analyse the ancient history of India.
This is where Mr. Even history books of Bengal and Kerala is totally because communist was there. Views Read Edit View history.
In the end, it is hardly comprehensible that a winner of Magsaysay Award for investigative journalism should write as such a reckless ignoramus. Communism is not new in India, in fact, the communists supporters are prospering in India since its inception till today. This is the reason I travel a lot and read lot of non fiction and try to avoid leftist books. HarperCollins Publishers India Pvt. In contrast, the Indian Marxists have an inherent prejudice which is due to the fact that they are not just Marxists, they are Maculuayists too as the author has brilliantly pointed out.
View all 3 comments. Interestingly, there is a warning to the right wing intellectuals not to repeat the follies of their left wing predecessors.
If it were up to me, I would give this book free to anyone who gets past 10th grade in India. However, there was hardly anything about Karnataka’s history in my textbooks. Open Preview See a Problem? With what sinister intention?
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There are few section of people who argue that, Arun Shourie has written this book to settle personal scores and animosities with these authors. The first 50 pages of the book are not so interestingdealing with pilferage of funds etcbut it gets better. This book touches so many points that this review could alone run into various pages if I were to cite even a few to provide my opinion on them. Western Interventions in Dravidian and Dalit Faultlines.
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No mentioned of Pune. This is the perfect book for you which will tell you reason for it and how they distort it. It is only when I almost finished the book did it dawn upon me that what Mr.
Book Review # Eminent Historians: Their Technology, Their Life, Their Fraud By Arun Shourie
Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. Being close to a few academic communities in various capacities, I have indeed gained a first hand experience as to the ways of mass propaganda and delusions created by these guilds.
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Do they make us aware of the true facts of xhourie civilization? Arun Shourie has addressed the very same issue in this book titled Eminent Historians. The book overall exhumes the truth in the subtle way.