Thapar, Romila Asoka and the decline of the Mauryas. PhD thesis. The thesis considers in detail the reign and activities of Asoka Maurya B. The Introductory chapter deals with the various source materials and the secondary sources i. The second chapter is largely a reconstruction of the chronology of Asoka's reign.
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This book provides a fresh interpretation of the history of early India and its linkages with later developments. It discusses the history of the Mauryas with a special emphasis on the reign and activities of A? The author focuses on sources, socio-economic conditions, administration, Dhamma , foreign relations, and the decline of the Mauryas.
This new edition includes a Pre-word, updating the research on the subject. This book is an important reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students and teachers, as well as researchers of ancient Indian history. It will also interest the informed general reader. The Date of the Arthastra 2. The Titles of Asoka 3. The Geographical Location of the Edicts 4. Pottery and Coins of the Mauryan Period 5. A Translation of the Edicts of A? Mauryan Art Afterword Bibliography Index.
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This classic provides a comprehensive history of the Mauryan empire. New foreword updates research on the subject. Also of Interest. Cultural Pasts Romila Thapar. History and Beyond Romila Thapar. Subjects and Sovereign Hannah Weiss Muller. The Historian and her Craft Romila Thapar. Red at Heart Elizabeth McGuire. Early Indian History Romila Thapar.
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