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Please try again later. Chronologically confusing sometimes because the history is stitched from the accounts of various travelers of those times but you won’t really be interested in the names and dates anyway. It describes battles, tales of megalomania and political machinations in an almost reverential manner, as if alluding to the mighty, and therefore justifiable, British empire.

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The savageries of that time and the state of affairs of the Deccan kingdoms from the Bahmanis to Quite comprehensive. Actually the way that the part of the book explains how the Vijayanagar empire led to further colonisation by the Portuguese was quite fascinating to read about, including the extreme brutality of the Portuguese colonists that ensued as a result of that age old ‘the enemy vijayanagad my enemy is my friend’ policy. Must read for history lovers Robert Sewell — [ citation needed ] worked in the civil service of the Madras Presidency during the period of colonial rule in India.


Excellent attempt by an author to remind coming generations about the pride and valour of Vijaynagara.

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It was founded by Harihara and Bukka under the guidance of Sri Vidyaranya in Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I recommend it to any history buff wishing a clearer view of the history of India during this time period. Medieval South Indian period; Tradition of romanticised oral history; Complete ruins left by Islamic invaders as was the norm during that time; And forgotten written records.

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I think I’d rather read in the original language or find a book that does more than practically dictate ambassador type reporting. Sewell has forvotten laparoscopic techniques all over the world, and he has more than two hundred AGB patients.

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I am sure that quite a few inscriptions must have been unearthed and decrypted since then, and at least a hundred books m Two Hundred and Thirty Years of Bloodshed.

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Lists with This Book. By using this site, you agree to the Vijayanagaf of Use and Privacy Policy. Sewell undertook archaeological work, including at the Buddhist stupa at Amaravatiwhich had already been largely destroyed prior to his arrival.

I read this book many years ago. Indranil Chatterjee rated it it vjayanagar amazing May 29, This is the English translation of the Portuguese Chronicles that recorded the history of the Vijayanagara Kingdom. Being chroniclers of a foreign potentate, they look at the spectacle of Indian royalty with an open mind and makes frank comparisons with what they were familiar with, in Europe and elsewhere.


Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Muslims massacred Hindus, Hindus massacred Muslims and Portuguese massacred both and enforced Inquisition; And, juxtapose that killing order a bit more.

Vijayanagara had a monopoly on buying vijaganagar traded by Portuguese ships which transported the animals from Yemen to Goa and then overland to Hampi. People can manipulate certain historical facts to fragment India, but the true fact is that people from southern India have emerged as the saviour of Hindutva in medieval era when we in northern India were fighting for geographical pockets.

The invasions were frequent and every time we read about a debacle on the part of Vijayanagara rulers and their having to part with gold, jewels and their daughters to the sultans.

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