Introduction by Bibek Debroy.
216p., Map, App., Index, 21 cm. (First pub. in 1920, Oxford)
CONTENTS:- The History of Asoka; Chronology of the Maurya Period; Extent and Administration of the Empire; 2. Extent and Administration of the Empire; The Monuments; 4. The Rock Edicts; The Pillar and Miscellaneous Inscriptions; The Ceylonese Legend of Asoka; The Indian Legends of Asoka.
Asoka: The Buddhist Emperor of India is regarded as a culturally important work in the historiography of the life and times of King Asoka. A masterpiece when it was first published, its importance has only increased with time.