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Land of the Seven Rivers: A Brief History of India's Geography

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Did ancient India witness the Great Flood? Why did the Buddha give his first sermon at Sarnath? How did the Europeans map India?

Combining scholarship with sparkling wit, Sanjeev Sanyal sets out to explore how India's history was shaped by its geography--answering questions you may have never thought to ask. Moving from geological and genetic origins to present-day Gurgaon, Land of the Seven Rivers is riveting, wry and full of surprises.

About the Author

Currently the global strategist of one of the world's largest banks, Sanjeev Sanyal divides his time between India and Singapore. A Rhodes Scholar and an Eisenhower Fellow, he was named Young Global Leader for 2010 by the World Economic Forum. He has written extensively on economics, enviornmental conversation and urban issues, and his first book, The Indian Renaissance: India's Rise After a Thousand Years of Decline, was published by Penguin in 2008.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143420934
Subtitle:
A Brief History of India's Geography
Author:
Sanyal, Sanjeev
Author:
Sanjeev Sanyal
Publisher:
Penguin Global
Subject:
India
Subject:
World History - India
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20131218
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.79 x 5.16 x 0.91 in 0.57 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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