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Chanakya (Amar Chitra Katha)

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Chanakya also known as Kautilya, the hero of this story is the author of the well-known Sanskrit classic Arthashastra. Chanakya helped Chandragupta, the founder of the Mauryan dynasty, in gaining the throne of the Nandas. According to many scholars, Chandraguptas success as a king can be ascribed to Chanakyas advice and guidance. According to Chanakya, the king at the time ...more
Published (first published January 1st 1971)
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Gregory Philips
Apr 14, 2007 Gregory Philips rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: People interested in a quick shot of Indian history
I have a large collection of Amar Chitra Katha comics back in India. It was my father's way of teaching me about Indian culture and history. And I learnt more from these comics than from a lifetime of studing history.

But of all the comics in the series, Chanakya deserves special mention because it tells the tale of an extraordinary man.

In the years immediately after the death of Alexander the Great, the eastern part of his kingdom (which bordered India) was ruled by Seleucus. At the time the lar
Sagnik Nag
Just can't get enough of it.How can someone be such a crude strategist and planner!
Ahimaaz R
It would take more hundred pages to bring to life what’s in this comic book. Produced in 32 pages, it isn’t a story at all, just information for kids (of all ages). Chanakyan, which Machiavelli was near two millennia after, diplomacy would make fiction an infant.
Mansi Sahdev
Stays close to the ponytail protagonist we have grown loving. Another delighting offering from beloved Uncle Pai:)
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Anant Pai popularly known as Uncle Pai, was an Indian educationalist and creator of Indian comics, in particular the Amar Chitra Katha series in 1967, along with the India Book House publishers, and which retold traditional Indian folk tales, mythological stories, and biographies of historical characters. In 1980, he launched Tinkle, a children's anthology, which was started under Rang Rekha Featu ...more
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