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A Very Poor Book.
I was looking forward eagerly to read this book and find out more about Jats, but what I found was History based on half quotes from dead British Imperial Agents. If I had not read much on the Jat people I would have believed much of what has been written, but fortunately I have a very good knowledge.
The premise of the book that does not seem to ackonowledge our possible connection with the Roma and also the Jat Transient origin. The section on Muslim and Hindu Jats seems to be trivialised and the section on Jat Sikhs, over emphasised. For those of us who remember the poverty pre-Green revolution I can certainly say we did not fee like royalty. Putting that to one side and my Professional Historian hat, there appears to be a real lack of evidence provided.
The comments about the Jat Clannish mentality again trivialised with some pseudo-Socioligy (not surprising considering the author is an Engineer), is something that has hindered and held back succesive Jat genrations. The Only time Jats prospered was under the guise of Sikhism, where the Clannish mentality was subdued.
There are far too many criticisms for me to cover, but for serious historian, avoid.