About the Book :
The present work gives for the first time the most comprehensive account of the economic history of eastern and western Deccan from c. I. A.D. to c. 600 A.D. Spread over fifteen chapters, it throws fresh light on various topics related not only to the socioeconomic life of the region concerned but also to that of India in general. Every observation is based upon a careful synthesis of data gathered from a vast mass of literature, epigraphs, coins, archaeological excavations etc. Even the domain of sculpture and painting is not left unexplored. Besides, the work is made up to date by utilizing critically and discriminately the results of the latest researches in the line.