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

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

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About the Book: Land of the Seven Rivers: A Brief History of Indias Geography 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 Indias 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: Sanjeev Sanyal Currently the global strategist of one of the worlds 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, environmental conservation and urban issues, and his first book, The Indian Renaissance: Indias Rise After a Thousand Years of Decline, was published by Penguin in 2 ... See more
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  1.  brief history of india's history & geography 2 April, 2013 On Junglee.com
    Ever felt that you know little about our motherland?
    This is a perfect book, it briefly yet very accurately describes historical events in India. and for the first time I saw history being related to geography so beautifully. Must read
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  2.  brief history of india's history & geography 2 April, 2013 On Junglee.com
    Ever felt that you know little about our motherland?
    This is a perfect book, it briefly yet very accurately describes historical events in India. and for the first time I saw history being related to geography so beautifully. Must read
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