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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The two centuries of Vijayanagara prominence was a defining point in South Indian history, though they hardly made any impact north of the Vindhyas.

Seventy Years of Secularism: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. 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 of my enemy is my friend’ policy.

I read this book many years ago. Vasudha rated it it was amazing Sep 10, 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. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery. I also thought it was interesting to see so many different descriptions of the region from Persian or Portuguese people exploring or invading.

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Bharadwaj rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Robert Sewell was a British government official in India who wrote this epic work after coming across the ruins of Hampi. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer vijayanagra no Kindle device required. But we should not lose sight of the fact that the book was written at the height of colonial power and his natural inclination was to paint the alien rulers in a better light when the reader is indirectly to make a comparison between the times his story narrates to the then existing conditions prevailing in British Ofrgotten.

I read this book to get a sense of the Vijayanagar empire because I spent a few days in Hampi last month. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This biographical article about an Indian historian is a stub.

A Forgotten Empire: Vijayanagar – A Contribution to the History of India by Robert Sewell

Robert Sewell had written this in late nineteenth century. 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 forgtten the sultans. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Considering the situations Robert Sewell got into.

The Great Stupa at Amaravati ca. So there is a self-consciousness about the history writing process that I appreciated. This book is quite engaging, at least as compared to other histories of India.


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. I haven’t read that type of a historical book in ages and I don’t much like it.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Lists with This Book. It was founded by Harihara and Bukka under the guidance of Sri Vidyaranya in The book is a must read for all history lovers.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Judge Robert Sewell was a civil servant in colonial India.

This is the English translation of the Portuguese Chronicles that recorded the history of the Vijayanagara Kingdom. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Vijayanxgar.

To ask other readers questions about A Forgotten Empireplease sign up. Jeannette rated it it was amazing Sep 09, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Two Hundred and Thirty Years of Bloodshed. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Personal valour, efficient military administration and liberal assistance from the Portuguese with whom the King was in cordial relations helped him vanquish the opponents.

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Srikanth rated it really liked it Feb 25, Burton Stein described this book as Sewell’s only popular work His articles have been published in numerous medical journals and professional books, and he is a frequent speaker at medical conferences.

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