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Title: Culture and Civilization of Ancient India, The (in Historical Outline)
Author: Kosambi, D.D.
Item Code: ISBN9780706986136
Publisher: Vikas Publishing House, Delhi
Edition: 1st ed., Date: 1996, 242 pp., PB
Description: Why did the cities vanish with hardly a trace? Did the caste system ever serve any useful purpose? Why didn’t slavery ever appear in India? Why should Buddhism, Jainism, and so many other sects come into being at one time and in the same region. What caused the rise and collapse of the Magadhan Empire? Was Gupta Empire just another form of Oriental Despotism? These are some of the many questions handled with a fresh insight in this stimulating work.Book includes black and white illustrated figures, maps and black and many black and white plates. ( Speciallly priced for quicker sales! )