Trade guilds of south India up to the tenth century

  title={Trade guilds of south India up to the tenth century},
  author={Yayathee Subbarayalu},
  journal={Studies in People’s History},
  pages={21 - 26}
  • Y. Subbarayalu
  • Published 24 May 2015
  • History, Economics
  • Studies in People’s History
The emergence of merchants and guilds in South India is studied here by paying attention to occurrence of terms in literary texts and inscriptions, and the determination of their senses both by contexts and by their use in North India and the Deccan. 



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