Ancient Indian economic thought

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Economic thought in Arthaśāstra by Kauṭalya and Mānavadharmaśāstra by Manu, two ancient Hindu texts and its relevance in the globalized arena.

StatementRatan Lal Basu, Raj Kumar Sen.
ContributionsSen, Raj Kumar, 1945-
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LC ClassificationsHC435.3 (H15)+
The Physical Object
Pagination199 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL16912748M
ISBN 108131601250
LC Control Number2008330298
OCLC/WorldCa213844631

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Students of Economics Table of Contents Introduction Ancient Economic Thought Economic Thought in Ancient India Medieval Economic Thought Mercantilism The Physiocrats Adam Smith Jeremy Bentham Thomas Robert Malthus David Ricardo J.B. Say Bastiat Nassau William Senior John Stuart Mill The Historical Reviews: 9.

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emanating from some of the ancient Indian texts dating back to BCE, and, in Section 4, I bring to the fore, the economic thought and policies as prescribed in the fourth century BCE treatise on political economy – Arthashastra, by Kautilya.

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The essays in this volume provide an outline of the change in the status and orientation of early Indian economic history and in the approach to the economic features of ancient Indian history.

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