Looking Beyond the Obvious
THE HISTORY OF THE VIJAYA-NAGAR EMPIRE: DECLINE & DIS-APPEARANCE (1569-1679 by M.H. Rama Sharma and M.N. Gopal Popular Prakashan, Bombay, 1981, 611 pp., 120
Sept-Oct 1981, volume 6, No 2

‘THEForgotten Empire’ (Robert Sewell—London, 1900) is at present one of the most researched areas of South Indian history with Western and Indian scholars converging upon it. If at one end of the academic spectrum there is the grand theoretician Burton Stein, one could locate M.H. Rama Sharma right at the other end of it.

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