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State, Power and Legitimacy : The Gupta Kingdom

By: Kunal Chakrabarti & Kanad Sinha (Eds.)

Price: $78.99

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2019

Seller ID: 701473

ISBN: 9789352902804

Condition: New


State, Power & Legitimacy: The Gupta Kingdom presents a comprehensive account of the Gupta state, with particular emphasis on its strategies of legitimizing its power. The political strategies that characterized this crucial juncture of early Indian history, termed 'threshold times' by Romila Thapar, employed certain features of ancient Indian polity even as new political mechanisms were emerging. This volume argues that this unique combination of political strategizing was a part of the process of legitimizing royal authority, in which religion, literature and art were essential tools. The vo... View more info

State, Power and Legitimacy : The Gupta Kingdom

By: Kunal Chakrabarti & Kanad Sinha (Eds.)

Price: $58.99

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2019

Seller ID: 701474

ISBN: 9789352902798

Condition: New


State, Power & Legitimacy: The Gupta Kingdom presents a comprehensive account of the Gupta state, with particular emphasis on its strategies of legitimizing its power. The political strategies that characterized this crucial juncture of early Indian history, termed 'threshold times' by Romila Thapar, employed certain features of ancient Indian polity even as new political mechanisms were emerging. This volume argues that this unique combination of political strategizing was a part of the process of legitimizing royal authority, in which religion, literature and art were essential tools. The vo... View more info