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By Carla M. Sinopoli

Carla Sinopoli examines a various diversity of crafts to discover the position and value of craft construction within the political financial system of the fourteenth via seventeenth-century South Indian Vijayanagara empire. starting from poetry to pottery, Sinopoli makes use of proof from 20 years of fieldwork on the Vijayanagara capital, one of many biggest and wealthiest towns on the planet in its time. This booklet is a broad-ranging examine of craft construction in South Asia, in addition to different early country empires.

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