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By Tom Trautmann

This ebook is a definitive creation to the vintage textual content, the Arthashastra, the world’s first handbook on political economic climate. The 2000-year-old treatise is ascribed to Kautilya, the leading minister of King Chandragupta Maurya, and is as very important to Indian notion as Machiavelli’s The Prince is to Europe. Arthashastra, or ‘the technology of wealth’, is a examine of financial company, and advises the king-entrepreneur on find out how to create prosperity. Thomas Trautmann’s exploration of this seminal paintings illuminates its underlying financial philosophy and gives useful classes for the trendy age.

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