The Handbook of Hindu Economics and Business


edited by Hrishikesh D. Vinod


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Book has 646 (613+ xxiii) pages including a comprehensive index for all chapters.

Price  US$50.00 only.


Book Cover designed by Dr. Trendafilov showing a sketch of Kautilya by Dr. Mebane.

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Published April 2013, Amazon's CreateSpace


ISBN-13: 978-1483980881 and ISBN-10: 1483980


Brief Description of the Handbook:

The innovative Handbook offers 23 state-of-the-art peer-reviewed essays by leading international authorities summarizing evidence-based research on ancient and modern India. For example, Kautilya's Economics text published some 2000 years before Adam Smith is shown to include ideas in Marx's Labor Theory of Value, UN's Human Rights, optimization, etc.


Hindu India topics include: beef eating, astrology, rituals, sacraments, pilgrimages, guilt-free pursuit of wealth and pleasures, caste system's huge costs and benefits in nurturing entrepreneurship, charity, Hindu Law, gender issues, overpopulation problem, yoga for business management and human capital growth.


The scholarly essays provide a unique reference work for students, teachers, businessmen, India investors and general readers.



Preface and Preview of All Chapters includes an updated Indian History time-line

Table of Contents

Alphabetic List of All Authors