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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Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Retrieved from ” https: Ashok added it Jun 15, Retrieved 12 November Kallidaikurichi Aiyah Nilakanta Sastri August 12, — June 15, was an Indian historian and Dravidologist who is generally regarded as the greatest and most prolific among professional historians of South India Nilakanta Sastri was born in a poor Brahmin family in Kallidaikurichi near Tirunelveli, on August 12, Nandha rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Tradition knew nothing of the real history of the older rulers of the land and could not tell if the Cola dynasty numbered eighty-four kings or sixteen.
Shabana Guru rated it it was amazing Sep 26, Anusha marked it as to-read Dec 20, Salim Ali Vijaya Anand D. Retrieved 7 September Studies in Chola history and administration.
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Jawahar K added it Nov 16, Cholargal – Paagam 1 by K. It shows the author’s mastery over cholaa huge set of sources, which placed him head and shoulders above other South Indian historians of his time. Nilakanta Sastri “.
In all, Nilakanta Sastri authored 25 historical works mostly on the history of South India. Purushothaman Vetri added it Apr 19, Mani Maran rated it it was amazing Nov 03, Thamizhan endru sollada thalai nimirndhu nillada!
Parthiban marked it as to-read Jan 18, Even the discovery, in recent years of the important Karandai Tanjore plates of Rajendra I and the Charala plates of Virarajendra I has not made any great difference to the general outline of the political history of the Colas. Bethsheba Kharpor rated it liked it Aug 04, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Want to Read saving….
Comments from Facebook Sir, There seems to be a typo error. Parthiban marked it as to-read Oct 31, A Textbook of Historiography, B.
K. A. Nilakanta Sastri
His “History of South India” is a very dependable book. The same year, he succeeded Sakkottai Krishnaswamy Aiyangar  as the Professor of History and Archaeology at the Madras University a post he held till View Post on Facebook.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Perhaps the vernacular is not so well off in this part of the country as it should be”. Indu Rupi marked it as to-read Dec 09, Nilakanta Sastri’s period there was rarely any interrogation of sources except in terms of authenticity and chronology.
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A Concise History of South India. Hari marked it as to-read Jun 08, Prabu added it Jun 23, Chola is typed as Cola. Vasantha Raja marked it as to-read May 24, In all, Nilakanta Sastri authored 25 historical works mostly on the history of South India.
Many of his books form the standard reference works on the subject. Dec 22, Vijay Ramdu rated it it was amazing. Kindly it may be edited.
Mackenzie made his great effort to survey all and collect as many as possible of the antiquarian remains of the Madras Presidency, his agents in the Tanjore district failed to discover anything more remarkable on the ancient Colas nilxkanta the Colavamsacaritram. Vaiyapuri Pillai for understanding Tamil literary works. Venkatesan rated it it was amazing Sep 17, Siva Shanmugam marked it as to-read Oct 29,