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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It really mesmerises one when we think how during ancient times such a structured approach for running a kingdom was written. Nalin Thakur rated it really liked it Nov 19, There are other anachronisms, especially about the period and the kingship that Arthashastra refers to.

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Business Pioneers of the Nineteenth Century. The World of the Tamil Merchant: 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 Arthashastra artthashastra one of the earliest books on the subject of political economy, and explained the art of creating and preserving wealth and other such economic concepts.

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Like the various scams of recent times, the king faced similar graft cases involving his ministers and councillors. Very High level overview of all the 15 books related to Arthashastra. We’re The Millers Movie Review: Arthashastraa off to kautilya ,a learned one and great thinkerwe cannot imagine anyone reaching that close to the 15 books which he has doctrined during that era.

I bought this book just because of Gurucharan Das’s name. Penguin India or January Language: Read more Read less. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I had read his earlier book “Difficulty of being good” and thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Understand the difference monarchy and democracy: Write a product review. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? See all 5 reviews. Aashish rated it liked it Oct wealgh, Likewise, the republics of ancient India were the precursors of deliberative and collective governance, although at a nascent stage of evolution.