This empirical inquiry leads to fascinating revelations about the history and society of Magadh, which also provide concrete support to the theories propounded by the author. Professor Sengupta links up the different approaches followed by various branches of the social sciences by analysing the dynamics of uncertainties from the point of theoretical statistics, which is expressed as the evolution, stability, and transition of institutions.
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
PART TWO: EVOLUTION
Theory of Institutions
From Innovation to Self-Organization
PART THREE: STABILITY
Structure and Stability
Later History of Magadh
PART FOUR: STRUCTURE AND SYSTEM
Upgrading the Theory of Institutions
Analysis of Performances
PART FIVE: A THEORETICAL PROPOSAL
Neoclassical Economics or Mathematics of Political Economy?