Title Social Life in Ancient India 800 B.C. To 183 B.C.
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition New
Publisher New Delhi, India B.R. Publishing Corporation 1994
8170187591 / 9788170187592
Seller ID 110431
This book is the coordinated, collected and comprehensive account of the social aspects of Ancient Indian life of the period from 800 B.C. to 183 B.C. the study of the social life of the people of Ancient India is a subject of great importance and interest to the students of history and civilization. Several researches have been done to portray the social life in Ancient India and many papers have also been published. But, so far, no comprehensive study has been taken to highlight the social aspects of the Indian life of the period under review. The book is the coordinated, collected and comprehensive account of the social aspects of ancient Indian life of the period from 800 B.C. to 183 B.C. Relevant data and information have been arranged systematically and new interpretations attempted. The research study conducted by the author the report of which has formed the basis of this book, relied as sources, on literary and epigraphic evidences, besides the archaeological and numismatic, sociological and anthropological materials, both Indian and Foreign. The book has been divided into two parts. The first part is ranging from Post-Vedic till Pre-Maurya period. The second part reflects the social life of India during the Maurya period. The book deals with the social life of the people during the period under study in various aspects, such as family life, position of women in the household, caste system, professions, systems of education, seats of learning, food habits, costumes, cosmetics, jewelleries, hobbies and recreations, prevailing system of slavery, public economy, social evils etc. The book is a treasurer for libraries, historians, academicians and students of history. Contents:- Preface Transliteration List of Plates Introduction Part I : POST-VEDIC PERIOD-PRE-MAURYA PERIOD : 1. Family Life : The Householder 2. Castes and Professions 3. Education 4. Food and Drinks 5. Costumes and Cosmetics 6. Past Times and Recreations 7. Slavery 8. Public Economy in Ancient India 9. Important Social Problems Part II : MAURYA PERIOD : 10. Family Life : The Householder 11. Castes and Professions 12. Education 13. Food and Drinks 14. Costumes and Cosmetics 15. Past Times and Recreations 16. Slavery 17. Public Economy in Ancient India 18. Important Social Problems 19. Conclusion Printed Pages: 260.
Social Life in Ancient India 800 B.C. To 183 B.C. Swaswati Das