Hindu Sociology: Book l. Non-Political Book ll. Political
Author
Benoy Kumar Sarkar
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  • ISBN : 9788131610961
  • year : 2019
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
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Contents: BOOK I – NON-POLITICAL Chapter I – Relativity of the Nitisastras Section 1 – Hindu Culture and Sociology in Sukranîti Section 2 – Landmarks in the History of Hindu Political Development Section 3 – Milestones in the History of Hindu Political Speculation Section 4 – Unity and Diversity in Indian national life Section 5 – Preliminary spade-work Chapter II – The Data of Ancient Indian Geography Section 1 – Sukranîti as a source of Geographical Information Section 2 – General Geographical Facts Section 3 – General Aspect of the country Section 4 – Climate and Soils Section 5 – Flora and Fauna Chapter III – The Data of Ancient Indian Ethnology Section l – Sukranîti as a source of Ethnological Information Section 2 – The Races Section 3 – Identification Chapter IV – The Data of Ancient Indian Mineralogy Section l – Sukranîti as the “Architectonic” Science Section 2 – The Synthetic Philosophy of Sukrâchâryya Section 3 – The Place of Mineralogy in Sukranîti Section 4 – History of Hindu Mineralogy Section 5 – History of Hindu Mineralogy (contd.) Section 6 – General Remarks on Metallurgy in Hindu Life and Thought Section 7 – The Doctrine of Seven Metals Section 8 – The Economic Mineralogy of Sukrâchâryya’s India Section 9 – General remarks on Gems in Sukranîti Section 10 – The Doctrine of Nine Gems Section 11 – The Economic Mineralogy of Sukrâchâryya’s India Section 12 – Miscellaneous Chapter V – The Data of Ancient Indian Botany Section 1 – Sukranîti as a source of Botanical Information Section 2 – Identification of the Sukra Flora Section 3 – The Locale of Sukranîti Section 4 – Forestry Section 5 – Horti-Flori-Arbori-culture Section 6 – Agriculture Section 7 – Botany as Science Section 8 – Preliminary Survey of Hindu Botany Chapter VI – The Data of Ancient Indian Zoology Section 1 – The Secular Sciences of the Hindus Section 2 – The Alleged Decline of Hindu Intellect Section 3 – The Zoological Lore of the Hindus Section 4 – The Sukra Fauna Section 5 – Mammals in Sukranîti Section 6 – Aves in Sukranîti Section 7 – Reptiles in Sukranîti Section 8 – Pisces in Sukranîti Section 9 – Invertebrates in Sukranîti Section 10 – Agricultural Live-stock in Sukranîti Section 11 – Economic Zoology in Sukranîti Section 12 – The Animal-Corps in Sukranîti Section 13 – Horses Section 14 – Elephants Section 15 – Camels and Bulls Section 16 – The Anatomy of the Vertebrates Section 17 – Organisation of Veterinary Department in the Sukra Polity Appendices by Dr. Seal A. Hindu Ideas about Plants and Plant Life B. Hindu Classification of Animals C. Hindu Physiology and Biology D. Hindu Mechanics E. Hindu Acoustics BOOK II – POLITICAL Chapter I – A Preface to Hindu Politics Section 1 – Sukranîti in the Grammar of Social Science Section 2 – The Methodology of Comparative Politics Section 3 – Fundamentals of Nîti Section 4 – Hindu Achievements in Democracy Section 5 – The Date and Locale of Sukranîti Chapter II – The Economic Foundations of the State Section 1 – Materialistic Interpretation in Asian Philosophy Section 2 – The Territory Section 3 – Wealth and Property Section 4 – Arts and Crafts Section 5 – The Human Factor Section 6 – The Organization of Industry and Commerce Section 7 – The Problem of Labor Section 8 – Prices and Profits Section 9 – The Consumption of Wealth Section 10 – State House-keeping Chapter III – The Philosophical Affiliations of Sukra’s Materialism Section 1 – Sukra’s Economics in Hindu Science Section 2 – The Problem of ‘Modernism’ in Sukranîti Section 3 – Alleged Hindu Anticipations of Modern Philosophy Chapter IV – The Categories of International Law Section 1 – The Saptanga is International Person Section 2 – International Relations and International Law in Ancient Europe Section 3 – International Relations and International Law in Hindu India Section 4 – International Jurists of the Sukra Cycle Appendix Hindu Politics in Italian The Date of Kamandaki Hindu Activism Arthasastra in Italian Hindu Gilds The Kautilya Question Mandala as a Philosophical Category Kamandaki in Italian Machiavellism Shamasastry Ghoshal A General Estimate of the Italian Researchers The work is mainly an analytical study of Sukracharya’s code so that the data of Hindu Sociology collected here reflect generally those phases of Indian cultural evolution which have influenced the authors of the Sukra cycle. This Hindu Sociology therefore is more or less a statical picture and represents chiefly such landmarks in the culture history of the Hindus as are embodied in the single document Sukraniti. The present volume is divided into two books: (1) Non-Political and, (2) Political. Book I (Non-Political) comprise: • Relativity of the Nitisastras • The Data of Ancient Indian Geography • The Data of Ancient Indian Ethnology • The Data of Ancient Indian Mineralogy • The Data of Ancient Indian Botany • The Data of Ancient Indian Zoology • Appendices by Dr. Seal Book II (Political) comprise: • A Preface to Hindu Politics • The Economic Foundations of the State • The Philosophical Affiliations of Sukra’s Materialism • The Categories of International Law