Dictionary of Social, Economic, and Administrative Terms in South India Inscriptions, Volume 1 (A-D)

Hardcover | May 15, 2012

EditorK.V. Ramesh

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This is the first (A-D) of a six-volume dictionary on social, economic, and administrative terms used in south Indian inscriptions, both published and unpublished. Apart from covering all four major south Indian languages-Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam-it also refers to Sanskrit andPrakrit inscriptions. The entries provide information on several aspects of south Indian history-agriculture, industry, manufacturing, mines, arts and crafts, trade and commerce, cattle, irrigation, land revenue, peasants, social castes and communities, servants and slaves, local govt, property,professions, religion and gods, rites and rituals, health and medicine, geography, and wildlife. This book will be indispensible for scholars, students, and teachers of south Indian history and archaeology.

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This is the first (A-D) of a six-volume dictionary on social, economic, and administrative terms used in south Indian inscriptions, both published and unpublished. Apart from covering all four major south Indian languages-Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam-it also refers to Sanskrit andPrakrit inscriptions. The entries provide infor...

K.V. Ramesh is former Joint Director-General, Archaeological Survey of India. He has also served as Honorary Director of the Oriental Research Institute at the University of Mysore.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:392 pagesPublished:May 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198080158

ISBN - 13:9780198080152

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Sabyasachi Bhattacharya: ForewordSystem of TransliterationK.V. Ramesh: IntroductionReferencesTopographical AbbreviationsDynastic AbbreviationsGeneral AbbreviationsDictionary (A-D)