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A History of India as it Happened

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Indian History has to be rewritten according to the latest linguistic and archaeological discoveries, if Indian children are to understand who they are and where they come from. The history of India's beginnings were written by European colonizers, with an intention to downsize, downgrade and postdate Indian civilization, but that unfortunately, generation after generation of Indian historians, for their own selfish purpose, endorsed and perpetuated these wrong theories, such as the Aryan invasion, which divided India like nothing else, pitting South against North, Aryan against Dravidian, Untouchables against Brahmins.

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Rinku Singh rated it
July 15, 2020
Till the time I had read history from text books only and only known personalities were what we called 'leftist historians'. Since the whole system is controlled by them we are forced to read their books in academic curriculum. But when I started reading history not for exams but for knowledge, I found that there is no dearth of non-left historians. And here is Francois Gautier. He is committed for Indic cause. It cannot be said that he has succeeded in changing the perspective completely by this book. Rather I would say that at least he has pu ... more
Vaibhav rated it
April 24, 2019
A History of India as It Happened My initial impression was mixed, I was expecting it to be a history textbook sort of thing which it is NOT. It is rather a 'CRASH COURSE' on History, on everything that is taught wrong, on propagated myths, on poorly developed perspectives. Gautier made this humongous task very easy by compiling these things in one place. He repetedly refers to the works of Sri Aurobindo, Dr Frawley and Alain Danielou's works and quotes them. This should be read again and again until everything gets settled in the mind. wish ... more

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