Kautilya's Arthashastra is an ancient Indian book on statecraft, economic policy, and military strategy. It was originally written in Sanskrit by Kautilya, also called Chanakya, for his disciple Chandragupta Maurya, who was the founder of the Mauryan Empire.
The book discusses the ethics of wealth generation, politic and economic administration in the kingdom, while also outlining the duties and obligations of a king. He describes the legal and bureaucratic framework a king should follow to ensure his successful reign of the kingdom. Punishment for various crimes, planned warfare, elaborate spy networks, and welfare duties of a king are also described in great detail.
Kautilya's Arthashastra is a brilliant piece of work which can be adapted to guide modern day politics and business. Kautilya offers several tips for success in business including leadership building, competent management, revenue generation, and preservation of wealth, making this book a strategic masterpiece.
Kautilya's Arthashastra is a well written rendering of the original book by master statesman Chanakya whose visionary postulates are relevant even today. The first edition of Kautilya's Arthashastra, was published in 2009 by Jaico Publishing House and is available in paperback.
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|Publisher||Jaico Publishing House|
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