xxiv, 262p., 41 B/W Photos., Gloss., Bib., Index, 25 cm.
PART ONE 1. Introduction 2. Stone Workers 3. Goldsmiths and Metal Workers 4. Weavers 5. Miscellaneous Artisans And Craftsmen
PART TWO 6. Training Of Artisans And Craftsmen 7. Guilds 8. Social Status 9. Economic Conditions 10. Conclusion
This book gives exhaustive and valuable insights into all aspects of teh artisans and craftsmen of northern India who played a key role in the evolution of life between the seventh and twelfth centuries CE. This critical study examines the socio-economic conditions of the various categories of workers in stone, metal, clay, leather, cotton, salt, and other industries.