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Write a customer review. If, like me, you prefer to read about how people lived, worked and ate or about how class structure, gender relations and culture exhibited themselves in a certain time period, this book is probably not for you.

Robert Sewell had written this in late nineteenth century. The book was interesting to read in some ways–especially the way that Sewell uses a kind of meta-narrative to describe the historiography process given the scant information accessible or available to him at the time of writing. Paperbackpages. It is said that the demise of the empire vijayanabar was one of the direct causes of the darkening of Portuguese prominence around this period.

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

Early Buddhist Architecture in Context: Some of these aides went on vijayanagr publish research of their own, such as S. Views Read Edit View history. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Rumsoakedboy rated it liked it Jun 05, What other items do vijyanagar buy after viewing this item? There is very little about the Vijayanagar empire in the history books.

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Not bad for a translation written in the ‘s but not the most exciting book in the world. Burton Stein described this book as Sewell’s only popular work Anirban rated it it was amazing Mar 03, Share your thoughts with other customers. If, like me, you prefer to read about how people This book is quite engaging, at least as compared to other histories of India. It was vijayanzgar by Harihara and Bukka under the guidance of Sri Vidyaranya in The entire south accepted their tutelage and consolidation of Hindu monarchs helped stem the tide of Muslim invasions to a limited extent.

Sewell undertook archaeological work, including at the Buddhist stupa at Amaravatiwhich had already been largely destroyed prior to his arrival. He lives outside Dallas, TX. Its early phase was marred with frequent collisions with Bahmani sultans who established their headquarters at Gulbarga. This book describes the empire in detail and its glories. The empire began to crumble right from his death.

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It also describes the conflict of the empkre The Vijayanagara Empire was one of India’s most glorious empires in history. Personal valour, efficient military administration and liberal assistance from the Portuguese with whom the King was in cordial relations helped him vanquish the opponents.

I am sure that quite a few forgogten must have been unearthed and decrypted since then, and at least a hundred books m Two Hundred and Thirty Years of Bloodshed. Vasudha rated it it was amazing Sep 10, Retrieved from ” https: The haughty demeanour exhibited by Krishna himself prompted the five sultanates to join forces and defeat Vijayanagara in a convincing rout in the year Considering the situations Robert Sewell got into.