Dictionary of Social, Economic, and Administrative Terms in South India Inscriptions, Volume 1 (A-D) by K.V. Ramesh

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

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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dictionary on social, economic, and administrative terms used in south Indian inscriptions, both published and unpublished.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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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.

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Title:Dictionary of Social, Economic, and Administrative Terms in South India Inscriptions, Volume 1 (A-D)Format:HardcoverDimensions:392 pages, 11.02 × 8.66 × 0.03 inPublished:May 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198080158

ISBN - 13:9780198080152

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Table of Contents

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