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Eminent Historians: Their Technology, Their Line, Their Fraud

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'Shourie has the anecdotal reasoning of Nirad Chaudhuri married to the writing style of Robert Ludlum. Both are in ample evidence in this book.' - India Today In this incisive commentary, Arun Shourie documents the ways in which our history textbooks have been doctored by leftist historians. Thoroughly researched and riveting, this study brings to light the techniques and frauds that a cabal of some of our best-known academicians has used to promote themselves, and to acquire control over institutions. And then to put these supposedly academic institutions to use. Shourie shows how, in the process, this cabal has perverted India's historical narrative, and thereby vitiated the country's public discourse. Two new chapters bring to light recent developments in the field: how, with their holy scriptures having been repudiated in their holy cities, these 'historians' strive to retain their perches by dominating niche domains; how these efforts are bound to fail; but how their trajectory holds vital lessons for those who seek to replace them. A must read for every Indian who has an interest in the country's history and a stake in its future.

    BOOK, 400 pages
    Published 01-06-2014
  • Original Title : Eminent Historians: Their Technology, Their Line, Their Fraud
  • Genre : History
  • ISBN : 9350295407 (ISBN13: 9789350295403)
  • Language : en
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KAVITA SINGH rated it
February 12, 2020
Thanks to Mr. Shourie for his meticulous research and knife edge arguments, the book was a mere delight to read. Those who want to know how our so called rational and scientific historians (actually prejudiced apparatchiks) systematically embedded half-truths and false stories to bury the glory of India with a monolithic purpose to denigrate Hinduism and push a past that is far from the reality. The result of their motivated propaganda is that we Indians only know Mughal and Sultanate history...This book shows how a cabal of Marxist historians ... more
Avani Chourey rated it
August 08, 2019
This book is a very academically well researched book by Arun Shourie in which he exposes the hypocracies of the 'Eminent Historians' who controlled all the discourse about History in India, like Irhfan Habib, DN Jha, Romila Rhapar etc.
Ashish Iyer rated it
February 07, 2019
Brilliant book. This book is an eye opener for me. Everyone should read it. This book show how leftist with the help congress distorted our Indian history. You can see how ICHR (Indian Council of Historical Research) are corrupted to the core. These eminent historian charge money in the name of so called "honorary” and they took so much money in the name of project which they haven't completed or even submit any progress. In India, our history is never written in neutral point of view. It is always left leaning to fulfill their agenda and pro ... more

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