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L'esclavage dans l'Inde ancienne d'après les textes palis et sanskrits

The present volume in French examines the origins and development of slavery in ancient India through the study of all relevant historical, social, economic and political data found in certain texts in Pāli and Sanskrit. The principal sources are: the Vinaya and Sutta of the Pāli canon, the Nirukta of Yāska, the Mahābhāṣya of Patañjali, the Rāmāyaṇa and Mahā-bhārata, the Arthaśāstra of Kauṭilya. The book first presents all previous studies made on the problem of slavery and on slavery i...

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  • Publisher : Institut Français de Pondichéry
  • Series : Collection Indologie | 7
  • Place of publication : Pondichéry
  • Year of publication : 1957
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 17 juin 2020
  • Electronic EAN : 9791036544361
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.ifp.999
  • Number of pages : 164 p.

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