Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Origin and growth of Feudalism in Early India

This work analyzes the origin and growth of feudalism, and deals with the political, economic, and social aspect of Indian feudalism. Feudalism referred to the division of society and into social estates, privileges for the nobility, closed economy, the dominate position of landed aristocrates- all that hampered the movement of society forward and restricted the development of town and trade.
The Indian form of feudalism has been treated on the basis of history of ancient India . The complexity and variety of life in feudal society has been shown, fundamental concepts offered , and the basic patterns of the development of the socio-economic and political formation of feudalism explained.