ISBN 9780143333661,The Incredible History of India's Geography

The Incredible History of India's Geography


Penguin Books Ltd



Penguin Books Ltd

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9780143333661

ISBN-10 0143333666


Number of Pages 264 Pages
Language (English)

Historical fiction

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, 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: India's Rise After a Thousand Years of Decline, was published by Penguin in 2008.