Trade, Ideology and Urbanization

Trade, Ideology and Urbanization : South India, 300 BC to AD 1300

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This book studies two relatively unknown phases of urbanization in South India in the early historical (300 BC - AD 300) and the early medieval (AD 600-1300) periods. The author analyses the reasons for urbanization not merely in terms of the economy and demography but also Cola imperialism and the bhakt ideology in this more

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  • Paperback | 500 pages
  • 139 x 216 x 22mm | 538g
  • OUP India
  • New Delhi, India
  • halftones, line drawings, maps, tables
  • 0195648757
  • 9780195648751

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Champakalakshmi offers some innovative insights into the phenomenon of urbanization. The Journal of Asian Studiesshow more