Publisher description for The emergence of monarchy in North India, eighth--fourth centuries B.C. : as reflected in the Brahmanical tradition / Kumkum Roy.

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By an analysis of myths, rituals, and prescriptions embedded in the brahmanical tradition, this book explores the institutionalization of relationships of power in early north India.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Monarchy -- India -- History.
India -- Politics and government -- To 997.
India -- Religious life and customs.
India -- Social conditions -- To 1200.