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By Carla M. Sinopoli

Carla Sinopoli examines a various diversity of crafts to discover the function and importance of craft creation within the political economic system of the fourteenth via seventeenth-century South Indian Vijayanagara empire. starting from poetry to pottery, Sinopoli makes use of facts from 20 years of fieldwork on the Vijayanagara capital, one of many greatest and wealthiest towns on the earth in its time. This e-book is a broad-ranging research of craft construction in South Asia, in addition to different early nation empires.

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