Eminent Historians. Their Technology, Their Line, Their Fraud. Arun Shourie No Comments | Write Review. HarperCollins, History. Read Eminent Historians: Their Technology, Their Line, Their Fraud book Arun Shourie exposes the fraudulent “historians” who passed on complete lies as. 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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BEYOND THE HISTORIANS – The ICHR’s project must be to depoliticize the liberal arts

Shourie presents examples to further nistorians argument of how many of these text books describe in great detail foreign personalities like Karl Marx or Joseph Stalinwhile they often barely mention important figures of India or of the Indian states. Here’s how terms and conditions apply. The book is excellent in content and presentation. Retrieved 9 July And now you know where you are going.

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I live in Karnataka and I’m a Kannadiga by ethncity. Arun Shourie has addressed the very same issue in this book titled Eminent Historians.

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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. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. A must read for anyone interested in Understanding contemporary indian history and get more objective lense to view India’s past.


I remember the same thing being mentioned by the Malayalam writer Anand in his book Vettakkaranum Virunnukaranum “The Hunter and the Guest”and his being called an “Islamophobe” because of it. Two new chapters bring to light recent developments in the field: Jan 31, Urstruly Pisacham rated it it was amazing.

With the rise of cultural consciousness and the right wing in India like never beforedriven in part by the cultural colonialism of the west through mediathis is a must read for all hindus and even truth-loving non hindus. There are few section of people who argue that, Arun Shourie has written this book to settle personal scores and animosities with these authors. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Would you like to see more reviews about this item? View all 3 comments. After all, there are perfectly decent and richly-endowed universities with post-modernist and neo-Marxist agendas on the other side of the Atlantic.

Audible Download Audio Books. But it is indeed ‘Right’. Although history is not something we should tamper with, I’m not really sure how prudent it is to teach young impressionable minds about hatred and violence which they bear no relation to. This book is a must read for everyone who cares about our National Identity, our true history and the hypocrisy of the so called intellectuals. It is NOT that; At least in my opinion. Sita Ram Goel In fact there is a whole group out there with these fringe historical theories, not all of them Indian or even Hindu.


And then to put these supposedly academic institutions to use. They also mention that, Hinduism has targeted the Buddhists and Jains in Shoure that resulted in the decline of these religion in India.

Even at the cost of offending those who believe that understanding the past first necessitates grasping their social systems and modes of production, the endeavour of the ICHR must be to make history accessible to an audience that extends well beyond the historians themselves. There is no doubt that History writing has been a complex enterprise in India. This book zhourie a must read for every Indian citizen. Jun 09, Arjun Pradhan rated it it was amazing. He ignores the many nuances of Hinduism which do not fit in anywhere with the Vedas.

A veil burner, exposing the ill-intentioned mop up by Indian historians so-called. Equally, there has been a definite shift from rigorous empirical research to purposeless and self-indulgent theorizing. The World of Fatwas or the Shariah in Action. Please try again later.

I am not for a moment saying that a historian must necessarily add media presence to academic accomplishments in order to be regarded as a historian. Oct 30, Mridul Manohar rated it really liked it.