Excerpt From 'Nationalism And Distortions In Indian History' By Dr. N.S. Rajaram




Chapter I      Culture and nationalism

      Introduction: struggle for nationhood

      Historical mythmaking

      Why bring back foreign rule?

      Always looking outside India

      Nationalism or colonialism by proxy?

      Decadent elite, incapable of leadership

      National education

      Nationalism and spiritualism

Chapter II      Distortions in Indian history

      Introduction: roots of distortion

      Ancient India: Age of freedom and synthesis

      Unity of India is of untold antiquity

      Medieval India: Dark Age and conflict

      The Freedom Movement

      Independent India: dynastic blunders

      Nehru and the China-Tibet blunder

      Kargil and its lessons

      Corruption of national institutions

      What should be done?

      Additional reading

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