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The age of Kali : Indian travels & encounters

Author: William Dalrymple
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 1998.
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In Sri Lanka, Pakistan and India itself, William Dalrymple searches for evidence of Kali Yug, the Hindu "age of darkness." Venturing to places rarely visited by foreigners, he travels deep into guerilla territory with the Tamil Tigers. Visits Benazir Bhutto and meets the drug lords of the North West Frontier. He inveils a region where the strengths and problems of both modernity and tradition remain to be  Read more...
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Named Person: William Dalrymple; William Dalrymple; William Dalrymple
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Dalrymple
ISBN: 0002555107 9780002555104
OCLC Number: 40543582
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Description: xiv, 385 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: William Dalrymple.

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In Sri Lanka, Pakistan and India itself, William Dalrymple searches for evidence of Kali Yug, the Hindu "age of darkness." Venturing to places rarely visited by foreigners, he travels deep into guerilla territory with the Tamil Tigers. Visits Benazir Bhutto and meets the drug lords of the North West Frontier. He inveils a region where the strengths and problems of both modernity and tradition remain to be reconciled. The result is this engrossing, eagle-eyed and utterly enthralling collection."--Back cover.

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