by R. Shamasastry | 1956 | ISBN-13: 9788171106417
Summary: The English translation of Arthashastra, which ascribes itself to the famous Brahman Kautilya (also named Vishnugupta and Chanakya) and dates from the period 321-296 B.C. The topics of the text include internal and foreign affairs, civil, military, commercial, fiscal, judicial, tables of weights, measures of length and divisions of time.
Original title: Kauṭilya-Arthaśāstra (कौटिल्य-अर्थशास्त्र).
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