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Eminent Historians - Their Technology, Their Line, Their Fraud
Eminent Historians - Their Technology, Their Line, Their Fraud

Eminent Historians - Their Technology, Their Line, Their Fraud

by Arun Shourie

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English

Publisher

HarperCollins

ISBN

9789351365914 - Year: 2014 - Pages: 388

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Paperback

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Author: Arun Shourie
Publisher: HarperCollins
Year: 2014
Language: English
Pages: 388
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9789351365914

Description

The noted controversial writer investigates the ways of so-called eminent historians. He argues that such people have captured institutions, dominated discourse. He also shows up their line and their fraud. He also suggests what should be done.

Can you walk off with six lakh seventy five thousand and not submit a thing in return? The eminent historian can. Can you promise to produce six volumes on Economic History, get a governmental institution to disburse the dough, produce nothing; have the project disappear from the radar-screen, and just a while later get the same institution to fork out another nineteen lakhs and still produce nothing. Eminent historian can.

Can you steal the work of a distinguished authority, get a PhD on it, publish it as your own and all the while keep in your office a photograph of your presenting that stolen book to the President of India? An eminent historian can.These and many such other examples - often provocative - form the center stage of the investigation undertaken by the author to expose those who pass off as eminent historians.

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