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FROM INDUS TO INDEPENDENCE: A TREK THROUGH INDIAN HISTORY: Part 11

Canberra, 20 May 2013 THE GLORY OF THE MAURYAS Section IV Kautilya and the Arthashastra Kautilya: A King’s Mentor Kautilya, also called Chanakya, is often maligned as a teacher of unethical and even immoral behaviour in statecraft by a number of historians, analysts and commentators. Perhaps no other assessment could be as biased and farther […]

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