Coins in India: Power and Communication
Himanshu Prabha Ray
Marg Publications, 2006 - History - 116 pages
This book focuses on the socio-cultural conn otations of coinage in terms of power, authority, and rule legitimization. Coins function as money because the users share cultural parameters regard ing their value and acceptability. Indian coinage design reflects the intricate interdependence of religious expression, personal adornment and rule
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