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A Few Aspects of Economics of Agriculture in Ancient India : Compared to Present Day India

Sudakshina Gupta, Manak Publications, 2011, xv, 222 p, ISBN : 8178312538, $26.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

A Few Aspects of Economics of Agriculture in Ancient India : Compared to Present Day India

Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Land ownership. 3. Land tenure and grant . 4. Land revenue. 5. Land survey and measurement. 6. Techniques of agriculture. 7. Irrigation. Conclusion. Bibliography. Index.

This book is based on the Project Report submitted by the author under the Minor Research Project Scheme of the University Grant Commission with their grant. The report was later expanded and made into a book form with the encouragement of Dr. P.P. Pandey of the ICSSR. The book later qualified for the ICSSR publication subsidy. The book contains a study on aspects like land ownership tenancy land revenue irrigation survey and measurement of land and techniques of agriculture prevalent in the ancient period in India from pre Vedic period to the Gupta age and those prevailing in India at present.
 
The information used in the book is secondary information collected from the present literature and different sources of numerical data. (jacket)

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