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Saffron Swords

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How much do we know about the valorous saga of our ancestors from the east to west, north to south of Bharat? Unfortunately very little! Were we always defeated? It is a BIG No! But we have been projected as losers! During the last 1300 years, our ancestors across the country put up a brave resistance against invaders, first against Islamic invasion and rule and later the British. Hundreds and thousands of our warriors won battles and many fought until their last breath defending the motherland.

Indian History text books have hardly glorified these real warriors of the soil. We have grown up reading more about the glories of our invaders. A nation’s citizens, who are ignorant about the brave feats of their ancestors, tend to deviate away from their roots, historicity, and their sense of belongingness for the motherland. Saffron Swords that contains 52 tales of valor, is a tribute to the unsung warriors of India, both men and women, from the last 1300 years. This book is the first in its series.

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    Published 20-01-2018
  • Original Title : Saffron Swords
  • Publisher : Garuda Books
  • Genre : Medieval Indian History
  • Language : English
  • User assigned genres : Smriti, Veda, Shruti, Indian Subcontinent, Freedom Struggle, Mahabharata, Purana, Medieval Indian History, Ancient Indian History, Cholas, Colonial History, Mughal History, History, Indus Valley Civilization, Maratha History, Rajput History

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November 18, 2020
The bunch of stories of our brave ancestors who broke the spine of invaders. This book promises the fascinating journey of valour , bravery,courage of our ancestors. In this book the stories of 52 warriors that our generation kept unknown from our historians....... But this book lacks of some facts , at some places author uses excess metaphorical language that broke the link if reading But author must be applauded for her brave step to uncover , unmask the real history who gave each of us the feeling of proud .
Rachit Verma rated it
September 27, 2020
I'll read the book and then i will review.
Deepa Salem rated it
August 18, 2020
Shame that I haven't heard the majority of names of heroes and heroines in this book - even from my own hometown! Sharing with teen kids too. I wish editors paid attention to the grammar - many sentences are badly/wrongly structured and colloquial. It doesn't behoove us to tell these stories with so many errors.

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