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    DescriptionKasyapiyakrsisukti is the lengthiest and most important Sanskrit treatise on traditional Indian agriculture. Its content is divided into four parts: Section one entitled "The description of the methods of cultivating grains and the like" is comprised of fourteen chapters devoted among others to the divine origin of agriculture, the process of grain production, the characteristic marks of cultivators, and the various food stuffs beginning with pulses. Section two "The description of the method of cultivating vegetables and the like" gives also room to economic issues to be supervised by the king. Section three deals with rules regarding edible and inedible substances, while section four describes the order of offerings. Gyula Wojtilla's study of Kauyapiyakisukti gives an introduction examining authorship, age and provenance of the work. The main part contains a diplomatic edition of the text, a glossary of selected terms, and a list of botanical names. The four appendices highlight rural society, technique of agriculture, religious life, and food taboos depicted in the text. This book will be of interest to Indologists, historians of agriculture and rural society, students of cultural anthropology and religion.


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    Title
    Kasyapiyakrsisukti. a Sanskrit Work on Agriculture
    Subtitle
    Edited with an Introductory Study by Gyula Wojtilla
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Gyula Wojtilla
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 168 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783447062657
    ISBN 10: 3447062657
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003000
    BIC subject category V2: TV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FKA
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: HBJF, DSBB
    B&T General Subject: 480
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET080
    Ingram Theme: CULT/INDIAN
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS017000, LAN009000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Abridged Dewey: 428
    LC classification: P
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2BM
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, LIT004190, LIT008020
    Thema V1.0: TV, DSBB, DB, NHF, NHC
    Edition
    Bilingual edition
    Edition statement
    Bilingual
    Publisher
    Harrassowitz
    Imprint name
    Harrassowitz
    Publication date
    22 December 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Wiesbaden