Kallidaikurichi Aiyah Nilakanta Sastri (12 August – 15 June ) was an Indian historian . Studies in Chola history and administration. University of Madras. Sastri, K. A. Nilakanta (). The Cholas. University of Madras. Sastri, K. A. Nilakanta (). Cholargal – Paagam 1 has 24 ratings and 2 reviews: pages. MADRAS UNIVERSITY HISTORICAL SERIES-No. 9. GENERAL EDITOR: PROFESSOR K. A. NILAKANTA SASTRI. THE COLAS Vol. 1.

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In Kathmandu, a rare Brahma-Kshatriya clan usually found having same surname as ‘Bhadra’! Archived from the original on 22 April Maxwin marked it as to-read Feb 27, Aravinthan P K rated it really liked it Jan 03, No trivia or quizzes yet.

Sachin Sabari rated it it was amazing Feb 05, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Subash rated it it was amazing May 13, Many of his books form the standard reference works on the subject. Nilakanta Sastri, the great historian from South India, jilakanta not a revivalist. Siva Kumar is currently reading it May 30, Parthiban marked it as to-read Oct 31, To attempt a task of this nature in a subject which, thanks to fresh discoveries or new interpretations of old material, is apt to have its foundationsdisturbed from time to time, we are warned, to run the risk of our structure collapsing no sooner than it is reared.

I like your books sir. Posthumous conferral — — — — — — — It shows the author’s mastery over a huge set of sources, which placed him head and shoulders above other South Indian historians of his time. Venkatesan rated it it was amazing Sep 17, Department of History, University of Madras. Cnolas Kharpor rated it liked it Aug 04, Chola is typed as Cola. A Concise History of South India.


In the sastru ofhe was a visiting professor at nilxkanta University satsri Chicago where he delivered a series of lectures on South Indian History. Ela Bharathi rated it really liked it Mar 04, Prabasi Press Private, Ltd. Sastri was acclaimed for his scholarship and mastery of sources and was a recipient of the third highest Indian civilian honour of Padma Bhushan.

Nilakanta Sastri is regarded as the greatest and most prolific among professional historians of South India. Preview — Cholargal – Paagam 1 by K. Ina Bengali historian Jadunath Sarkarwrote an essay Confessions of a History Teacher in the Modern Review regretting the lack of acclaimed historical works in vernacular languages and stressed that efforts should be made to write history books and teach history in vernacular languages. View Post on Facebook.

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Perhaps the vernacular is not so well off in this part of the country as it should be”. His “History of South India” nilakkanta a very dependable book. Veerakumar rated it did not like it Mar 18, Mar 25, Banu Mohan rated it really liked it. Gleanings on social life from the Avadanas.

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Kallidaikurichi Aiyah Nilakanta Sastri. Lists with This Book. Again, from about the twelfth century, there were a number of local dynasties which claimed also to be among the descendants of Karikala and to belong to the Sasfri gotra.


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Rajesh Rm marked it as to-read May 25, sasttri Want to Read Currently Reading Read. At the same time we should recognise that, in regard to certain points of the story, sasstri preliminary researches, of which one should have desired to avail oneself, have yet to be made; and even the attempt to paint the picture as a whole may be the means, by drawing attention to their need, of bringing such researches into being.

Studies in Chola history and administration.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. He joined the Hindu College as lecturer in where he taught till Venkatachalapathy says, “In the professional historiography in Tamil Nadu practised in the age of K. In all, Nilakanta Sastri authored 25 historical works mostly on the history of South India. Besides their legendary pedigree there seems to be no evidence connecting nilaanta in any manner with the Colas of the Tamil country.