Author:M.V. Krishna Rao


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Studies in Prehistoric Culture of Andhra Pradesh

By: D.L.N. Sastry, G.V. Ram Krishna Rao & M. Kasturi (Authors)

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Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan: 1997

Seller ID: 110806

ISBN: 8186050388

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Studies in Kautilya

By: M.V. Krishna Rao

Price: $8.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1979

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 025199

ISBN: 812150242X

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Dr. M.V. Krishna Rao's Studies in Kautilya is an objective and thorough examination of Kautilya's Arthasastra from the standpoint of his own age and society. Kautilya and Aristotle are found to have many identical views, which are opposed to Machiavelli's. Kautilya abhorred petty principalities and advocated a strong empire based on righteousness. The emergence of the Mauryan Empire, which comprises practically the whole of the Indian sub-continent, attests to the genius of Kautilya as a political theorist and practical statesman. Strict economy of expression, adherence to discussion and judic... View more info