Age of the Nandas and Mauryas

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Kallidaikurichi Aiyah Nilakanta Sastri
Motilal Banarsidass Publishe, 1988 - India - 439 pages
The present work deals with the period c. 400-185 B.C. which saw grat changes in the political, economic and artistic life of India. Alexander, Chandragputa, Chanakya and Asoka dominate the period. We get vivid pictures of the outstanding events of the period--as of Alexander`s conquests and their influence on the cultural life of India, of the fusion of Brahma-Ksatra in the early Mauryan rule after the overthrow of the Nandas and of the rule of Asoka and his successors.The work consists of eleven chapters contributed by eminent historians. The reader would find the chapters on Mauryan Polity, Industry, Art, Religion, Language, and Literature very interesting and instructive.
 

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Contents

Empire of Magadha
9
Regions beyond the Magadhan Empire
26
2 The Far South
42
Aornos
51
Battle of the Jhelum
57
After Jhelum
64
Republican tribes
70
Exploration and return to Babylon
76
Name
208
Other edicts 21 3
213
Khotan
220
Yuktas
226
Asokas Dharma
234
The Successors of Asoka
243
CHAPTER VII
249
CHAPTER VIII
259

Scylax
82
Greek Ambassadors
89
Minerals
95
People
101
NorthWestern India
108
Marriage and occupation rules
116
APPENDIX TO CHAPTER III
123
Chandragupta
132
Bindusāra
165
CHAPTER V
171
King not owner of land
177
Finance
183
Review
189
CHAPTER VI
202
Trade
268
State Industrial and Commercial Policy
274
CHAPTER IX
285
The ascetic movement
294
Buddhism
300
Language and Literature
309
Brah
325
CHAPTER XI
343
Sociohistorical Background
349
Columns
362
Animal Figures
370
Concluding Remarks eve
388
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