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Empires of the Indus : the story of a river

Author: Alice Albinia
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton & Co., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView 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: 9780393338607 0393338606
OCLC Number: 449866602
Notes: Originally published: London : John Murray, 2008.
Description: xvii, 366 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 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.
Responsibility: Alice Albinia.

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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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