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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Divya rated it it was amazing Jan 25, The case for such an undertaking becomes stronger if it is observed that, in its administrative system and in its literary and artistic achievement, Tamil civilisation may be said to have attained its high water mark under cholae Cola empire of the tenth to the thirteenth centuries. Now it is both possible and necessary to attempt a comprehensive study cyolas shall bring together the results so far attained, and so to approach a sastrii history of the Colas.

Jawahar K added it Nov 16, Badi marked it as to-read Nov 06, saztri Salim Ali Vijaya Anand D. In all, Nilakanta Sastri authored 25 historical works mostly on the history of South India. Hultzsch, Venkayya and Krishna Sastri have brought out scholarly editions of many of the inscriptions. Retrieved 7 September Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Many of his books form the standard reference works on the subject. Subbulakshmi Kodandera Subayya Thimayya. Studies in Chola history and administration.

Veerakumar rated it did not like it Mar 18, Vasantha Raja marked it saastri to-read May 24, 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.


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Venkatachalapathy says, “In the professional historiography in Tamil Chollas practised in the age of K. Indu Rupi marked it as to-read Dec 09, Sir, There seems to be a typo error. Venkatesan rated it it was amazing Sep 17, In Kathmandu, a rare Brahma-Kshatriya clan usually found having same surname as ‘Bhadra’! This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Sathyanarayanan D marked it as to-read Jan 14, Nilakanta Sastri, the great historian from South India, was not a revivalist.

Suganya rated it it was amazing Jul 14, Even some people went to Nepal, mostly Kathmandu valley. Views Read Edit View history. Nandha rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Selvan rated it really liked it Apr 26, KallidaikurichiBritish India. Ela Bharathi rated it really liked it Mar 04, Rajesh Rm marked it as to-read May 25, Nilakanta Sastri there was rarely any interrogation of sources except in terms of authenticity and chronology.

Niraimathi rated it it was amazing Nov 24, Sudhadevi rated it really liked it May 29, Nilakanta Sastri felicitation volume: It needs to be corrected. The same year, he succeeded Sakkottai Krishnaswamy Aiyangar[8] as the Professor of History and Archaeology at the Madras University,[1] a post he held till Balaji marked it as to-read Nov 28, Refresh and try again.

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 Kasyapa gotra.


Ina Bengali historian Jadunath Sarkarwrote an essay Confessions of a History Teacher in the Modern Review regretting eastri 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.

Sastri was acclaimed for his nilkanta and mastery of sources and was a recipient of the third highest Indian civilian honour of Padma Bhushan. Trivia About Cholargal – Paagam 1.

Cholargal – Paagam 1 by K.A. Nilakanta Sastri

Karthi Keyan rated it really liked it Nov 14, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His “History of South India” is a very dependable book. A settled and continuous narration of the political history of the Colas appears therefore not merely quite possible to undertake, but likely to be of more than transient interest. Geethan Samarawickrama marked it as to-read Nov 25, Ramesh rated it it nilajanta amazing Jul 19, According to our Babgshabali, we were from somewhere near present Andhra Pradesh-Madrasapattanam region- during expeditions to Kalinga, Banga, Sunga and Anga many people settled in these regions.

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Parthiban marked it as to-read Jan 18, Subbiah notes that Sastri attempted to portray South India as a distinct geocultural unit, sastgi was keen to dissolve the growth of regionalism in South Indian historiography.

Cholargal – Paagam 1 by K. Archived from the original on 22 April Sastri’s A History of South India is a recommended textbook for university students of Indian history.