Aspects of Political Ideas and Institutions in Ancient India

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1991 - Social Science - 454 pages
The present work Aspects of Political Ideas and Institutions in Ancient Indian discusses different views on the origin and nature of the state in ancient India. It also deals with stages and processes of state formation and examines the relevance of caste and kin-based collectivities to the construction of polity. The Vedic assemblies are studied in some detail, and developments in political organisation are presented in relation to their changing social and economic background. The book also shows how religion and rituals were brought in the service of the ruling class.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER
1
Sources and Method
15
The Saptānga Theory of the State
37
Theories of Property Family and Vaiņa Regarding
49
Critique
77
The Earliest FolkAssembly of the Indo
87
Sabhā and Samiti
105
The Early Parişad
133
Varņa in Relation to Law and Politics C B C
233
Religion and Politics in the Arthaśāstra of Kautilya 253
253
The Sātavāhana Polity
275
The Kuşāņa Polity
291
Kuşāņa Elements in the Gupta Polity
311
The Gupta Polity
321
Vedic and Post
349
Maurya and Later
371

Ratnahaviņși Ceremony
143
Tribal and Primitive Aspects of the Later
159
Chariotrace and other vājapeya rituals 164 Review
163
Kinconflicts and Rise of Hierarchy in Later
171
King 185
185
Taxation and State Formation in Northern India
197
Recapitulation
403
and polity 404 Main phases in ancient Indian
405
General Index
423
A Pāli Sanskrit and Allied Terms
438
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