Arthashastra: The Science of Wealth (The Story of Indian Business)

By: Thomas R. Trautmann (Author) & Gurcharan Das (Intro.)

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Trautmann's analysis and rendering of Arthashashtra is a unique exercise' - Business Standard This book is a definitive introduction to the classic text, the Arthashastra, the world's first manual on political economy. The 2000-year-old treatise is ascribed to Kautilya, the prime minister of King Chandragupta Maurya, and is as important to Indian thought as Machiavelli?s The Prince is to Europe. Arthashastra, or 'the science of wealth', is a study of economic enterprise, and advises the king-entrepreneur on how to create prosperity. Thomas Trautmann?s exploration of this seminal work illuminates its underlying economic philosophy and provides invaluable lessons for the modern age. Printed Pages: 206.

Title: Arthashastra: The Science of Wealth (The Story of Indian Business)

Author Name: Thomas R. Trautmann (Author) & Gurcharan Das (Intro.)

Categories: Fiction, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2016

ISBN: 0143426184

ISBN 13: 9780143426189

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Size: 13 x 20 Cm

Seller ID: 107406

Keywords: Arthashastra: The Science of Wealth (The Story of Indian Business) Thomas R. Trautmann (Author) & Gurcharan Das (Intro.)