(PDF/EPUB) [Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India]

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Free read Í PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook õ James W. Laine James W. Laine õ 4 Download Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India Download Å 104 M the earliest sources to the contemporary accounts of the tale His primary concern is to discover the meaning of Shivaji's life for those who have composed and those who have read the legendary accounts of his military victories his daring escapes his relationships with saints In the process he paints a new and complex picture of Hindu Muslim relations from the seventeenth century to the present He argues that this relationship involved a variety of compromises and strategies from conflict to accommodation to nuanced collaboration. I was gleefully surprised to find this book freely available online It is a short 110 paged book that can be read in single sitting After reading it becomes uite obvious as to why the establishment does not want the people to read this gem Since the touchy issue of shivaji s birth discussed in this book barely ualifies as a controversy no point reviewing about it The author has much to suggest through historical evidence which shatters many myths surrounding maharashtra s demigod shivajiShivaji is often shown to be a disciple of either ramdas or tukaram However the historic records and evidence presented in this book suggests that let alone shivaji being a disciple of either it is highly unlikely that shivaji ever met tukaram or ramdas in his entire lifetimeThe author points to the glaring cracks in the narrativex of establishment historians who suggest that shivaji fought for Hinduism as we know today or for present day Maharashtra Laine answers various uestions such as Whether shivaji had a unhappy family life Whether he had a harem Whether Shivaji was uninterested in the bhakti movement Was shivaji fighting for a personal kingdom and not to liberate a nation Did shivaji lived in a cosmopolitan islamicate world and did little to change that factThese uestions above answered through reviewing historic evidence was bound to knock the daylights out of powers that be This book makes you ponder about the establishment narrative and makes you feel sad at the same time as to how heroes like shivaji are relegated as political mascots

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Free read Í PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook õ James W. Laine James W. Laine õ 4 Download Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India Download Å 104 Neither Muslims nor Hindus formed clearly defined communities says Laine and they did not relate to each other as opposed monolithic groups Different sub groups representing a range of religious persuasions found it in their advantage to accentuate or diminish the importance of Hindu and Muslim identity and the ideologies that supported the construction of such identities By studying the evolution of the Shivaji legend Laine demonstrates we can trace the development of such constructions in both pre British and post colonial perio. Except for one paragraph which was controversial resulting in the ban of this book otherwise a good book

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Free read Í PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook õ James W. Laine James W. Laine õ 4 Download Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India Download Å 104 Shivaji is a well known hero in western India He defied Mughal power in the seventeenth century established an independent kingdom and had himself crowned in an orthodox Hindu ceremony The legends of his life have become an epic story that everyone in western India knows and an important part of the Hindu nationalists' ideology To read Shivaji's legend today is to find expression of deeply held convictions about what Hinduism means and how it is opposed to IslamJames Laine traces the origin and development if the Shivaji legend fro. History never tells you the truth and is always written and re written to suit purposes of the writersI have always admired Shivaji and his valor can never be doubted There are so many stories regarding his conuests and his able administrationThis book does not actually re tells those stories but is actually a translation of various commentaries by various authors who conveniently created their own narratives to suit their own purposesThe controversial paragraph that lead to the ban of this book was uncalled for and could ve been omitted Except this one paragraph this book brings out the best of what must ve happened during those times


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    Free read Í PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook õ James W. Laine (PDF/EPUB) [Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India] James W. Laine õ 4 Download History never tells you the truth and is always written and re written to suit purposes of the writersI have always admire

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    James W. Laine õ 4 Download Free read Í PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook õ James W. Laine Read Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India The book contains fake information about the legend Chatrapati shivaji maharaj and rajmata jijau the writer of this books does not take reference from correct resources and proofs from historical events Please don't provide fake information about great king of India It's very sad that writer manipulated history Feels very bad 😔

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  • Hardcover
  • 144
  • Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India
  • James W. Laine
  • English
  • 10 February 2020
  • 9780195141269