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THE INCREDIBLE HISTORY OF INDIA’S GEOGRAPHY

Maps and mountains, lions and tigers, rivers and oceans-all sorts of things you didn’t know about India’s geography Could you be related to a blond Lithuanian? What if ostriches once roamed in India?
Did you know that India is the only country that has both lions and tigers? Who found out how tall Mt Everest is?

 

If you’ve ever wanted to know the answers to questions like these, this is the book for you. In here you will discover various things you never expected, such as the fact that we still greet each other like the Harappans did or that people used to think  India was full of one-eyed giants.

 

And sneakily you’ll also know more about India’s history and geography by the end of it. Full of quirky pictures and crazy trivia, this book takes you on a fantastic journey through the incredible history of India’s geography.

 

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, Sanjeev was named Young Global Leader for 2010 by the World Economic Forum. He has written extensively oneconomics, environmental conservation and urban issues.

 

His first two books, The Indian Renaissance: India’s Rise After a Thousand Years of Decline and Land of the Seven Rivers: A Brief History of India’s Geography, were published by Penguin in 2008 and 2012 respectively. This book is an adaptation of the latter.

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