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Empires of the Indus : the story of a river

Author: Alice Albinia
Publisher: London : John Murray, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the turbulent history of the Indus River, one of the largest in the world, presenting a historical narrative of the people and civilizations that have lived along its banks in Tibet, India, and Pakistan through time.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Albinia
ISBN: 9780719560057 0719560055
OCLC Number: 271772597
Awards: Winner of Dolman Best Travel Book of the Year Award 2009
Winner of Somerset Maugham Award 2009
Description: pages cm
Contents: Ramzan in Karachi --
Conquering the classic river --
Ethiopia's first fruit --
River saints --
The guru's army --
Up the Khyber --
Buddha on the Silk Road --
Alexander at the outer ocean --
Indra's beverage --
Alluvial cities --
Huntress of the lithic --
The disappearing river --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Alice Albinia.

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From Tibet to Pakistan, a mesmerising history of the Indus River's civilizations, emperors and explorers.  Read more...

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