Military Strategy and Diplomatic Institutions in Ancient India
This book deals with military strategy and diplomatic institutions governing inter-state relations.Chapter I concerns with the basic objectives of foreign policy, i.e.the achievement of universal monarchy formalized by different kinds of coronations. In chapter II,concepts of circle of states have been discussed. Some essential factors and principles determining the conduct of diplomacy have been highlighted in chapter III.
In chapter IV six fold policy determining relationship among the kings of the circle has been discussed. Here six fold policy rather position comprises Sandhi, Vigraha, Y āna,Āsana, Samsraya,and Dvaidhibh āva.