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Khinjali Mandal under the Bhanjas: A Study in Economic. Social and Political History By amit jha
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This work, based on epigraphic evidences (37 inscriptions), is a very humble attempt to study the social history of Khinjali mandala region under the rule of Bhanja dynasty in early medieval Odisha.... More > All the inscriptions are donative in nature and they indicate land grants of virgin or forest area- leading to deforestation and subsequently extension of agricultural lands. This work depicts tribals’ holistic integration to the Brahmanical order ---- viz a. economically, tribals were peasantised in the agrarian system, b. socially, they were incorporated in the brahmanical 4 fold varna system, c. politically, tribal egalitarianism was substituted by hierarchical monarchy and d. lastly, the religious autochthonous deity (Stambheshswari) was also integrated to the Brahmanical pantheon (cult of Jagannath).< Less
Viharas In Early Medieval Eastern India By amit jha
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In the introduction the importance of the study of the socio–economic condition of vihāras is briefly discussed and the work written so far on the subject are mentioned. An exercise in... More > historical geography of eastern India is made in the second chapter, as a background for this study. The third chapter deals with one of our basic source materials i.e. archaeology of vihāras, in order to throw some light on the monastic settlement and its pattern, in eastern India. In the fourth chapter, we have discussed the wealth of viharas and also tried to show that vihāras’ development as economic institutions ultimately led to their assumption of new roles and responsibilities in the contemporary society. In the fifth chapter, the administrative organization of vihāras is examined, paying special attention to the management of property. The relationship between state, society and vihāras, have been evaluated in sixth chapter, where in the process, vihāras’ ideological role gets highlighted.< Less

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