Review. Trautmann s analysis and rendering of Arthashashtra is a unique exercise –Business Standard. About the Author. Thomas R. Trautmann is the author of. This book is a definitive introduction to the classic text, the Arthashastra, the world’s first manual on political economy. The year-old treatise is ascribed to. Another such attempt has been made by Thomas R. Trautmann in his recently published book, Arthashastra–The Science of Wealth. It’s a part.

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Pradeep Mohandas rated it liked it Apr 19, Arthashastra explains in detail the threats faced by a king from the young princes,the queen, his ministers and counsellors and the neighbouring enemy kingdom.

Vaibhav rated it liked it Sep 26, The disappointment for me is one my expectation and two is lack of arguments,logical relationship sciebce the present scenario. The ancient book not only holds the views of Chanakya, but also the ideas and thoughts of arthasnastra learned men of that time.

A good concise text on Kautilya’s voluminous Arthashastra. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Three Merchants of Bombay: This proves that the text was altered or expanded.

Arthashastra: The Science of Wealth

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It wdalth mesmerises one when we think how during ancient times such a structured approach for running a kingdom was written. Ravi NV rated it really liked it Jun 15, The Stories of Indian Business Series: He is professor emeritus of history and anthropology at the University of Michigan.

Hansika rated it really liked it Feb 19, Penguin India 24 January Language: The Science of Wealth, the author provides an effective rendering of the original work, stressing on the art of statecraft and wealth generation.

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Arthashastra – The Science of Wealth

Rajeev Nangia rated it really liked it Mar 10, Likewise, the republics of ancient India were the precursors of deliberative and collective governance, although at a nascent stage of evolution. Sugoi10 rated it really liked it Jan 30, Audible Download Audio Books. The book speaks pros and cons of mudiyarasu authoritarian and kudiyarasu power distributed and how they managed to keep foods in stock to tackle during drought time.

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Jun 30, Luke Meehan sciece it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem? Haily Dalvi rated it really liked it Jun 01, Rare and fascinating, this broad interpretation of the political economy of ancient India was a revelation – I had no idea such documents existed and I’m grateful for Trautmann and the translators of the Arthashastra for making it available to me. The decimal system, Yoga, Ayurveda, Panchatantra, Kamasutra and Arthashastra are the timeless jewels that have been read, followed and interpreted through the prism of each generation over the centuries.

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