Society And Culture In Post-mauryan India: A People's History Of India: 7 C. 200 Bc - Ad 300
- Author: Bhairabi Prasad Sahu
- Publisher: Katha
- ISBN: 9789382381846
This volume deals with the important aspects of the society and culture of the same period. It traces the diffusion of the caste system and describes its detailed codification. The major changes in religion, notably the emergence of Mahayana Buddhism and Bhakti in Brahmanism, are surveyed in depth. The reader will also find much that is fresh and enlightening in the accounts of sculpture, languages, and literature, all fields in which the period saw much innovation and change.