A People's History of India 6: Post Mauryan India, 200 BC - AD 300 by Irfan HabibA People's History of India 6: Post Mauryan India, 200 BC - AD 300 by Irfan Habib

A People's History of India 6: Post Mauryan India, 200 BC - AD 300

byIrfan Habib

Paperback | December 1, 2013

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Post-Mauryan India, 200 BC - AD 300: A Political and Economic History, as part of the People's History of India series, deals with the five hundred years that, in the political sphere, are associated with the dominance of Indo-Greeks, Sakas, Kushans, and Satavahanas. The volume also offers a detailed survey of the economy of the period, which saw important changes, in craft production as well as overseas trade. (The changes in the caste system and cultural life during this long period will be treated in a separate volume.) A special feature of the present volume is that the information contained is based on fully updated material. As with other volumes of the series, translations of select inscriptions and extracts from texts are appended to each chapter. There are special notes (by way of technical aids) on the Puranas, the Shangam texts, and Kushan chronology; and on numismatics and economics. In addition, there are seven maps and twenty-four illustrations, being mainly reproductions of coins and sculpture.

Irfan Habib, professor emeritus at the Aligarh Muslim University, is the author of The Agrarian System of Mughal India, 1556-1707 (1963; revised edition 1999), An Atlas of the Mughal Empire (1982), Essays in Indian History: Towards a Marxist Perception (1995), Medieval India: The Study of a Civilization (2007), Economic History of Med...
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Title:A People's History of India 6: Post Mauryan India, 200 BC - AD 300Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pagesPublished:December 1, 2013Publisher:Tulika BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9382381295

ISBN - 13:9789382381297

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