Ashoka: The Search for India's Lost Emperor

Ashoka: The Search for India's Lost Emperor (English, Paperback, Charles Allen)

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Ashoka: The Search for India's Lost Emperor  (English, Paperback, Charles Allen)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
    • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
    • ISBN: 9780349122380, 0349122385
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    The story of a man so powerful that he was called Samraat Chakravarthi, Emperor of Emperors, Ashoka is the historical account of the greatest King India has ever seen.

    Summary of the Book

    Born the son of the Mauryan emperor Bindusara, the grandson of Chandragupta Maurya himself, Ashoka was always bound for greatness. He was known for his cruelty and called Chandaashoka for it. His ascension to the throne was marked by conquest after conquest, eventually coming to Kalinga on the east coast of India. It was there that he came across the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, and saw the error of his ways. This book showcases the history of one of India's greatest kings, and portrays the India of his time and the changes he brought forth by his conversion.

    About Charles Allen

    Charles Allen is a British writer and historian. He has written many books, some of which are: A Mountain in Tibet: The Search for Mount Kailas and the Sources of the Great Rivers of India, Tales from the Dark Continent: Images of British Colonial Africa in the Twentieth Century, Maharajas: Resonance from the Past and The Buddha and the Sahibs: the Men who Discovered India's Lost Religion.

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    • Charles Allen
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    • 1.22 Inches (US)
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    • 7.8 Inches (US)
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    • 5.08 in
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    5

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    Simply awesome

    Good book
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    Utsav Pinto

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    13 May, 2017

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    Indology and Ashoka

    Very often we hear that Indians do not have a sense of their history or there is not enough recorded history. Many writers in the recent past have contested this view with examples of our ancient literature including the Vedas which go back many thousands of years and the Puranas which have records until the medieval ages. But it is also true that there are not many comprehensive historical accounts of India by Indian sources covering until the first millennium or if they did exist, they were...
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    Perfect product!

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    Deevraj Shil

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    Good

    good delivery from Flipkart but the book has poor page quality.
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    Wonderful

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    Terrific purchase

    Well packed product...
    Worth reading...
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    Awesome

    It is a wonderful book about the unknown history of our great emperor Ashoka.Surely this book sharpen our vision and empower our knowledge.
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    Excellent, esoteric and erudite portrait of Ashok

    Excellent, esoteric and erudite portrait of Ashok. An in depth study of the life and times of the famous Emperor, not for the lay man but definitely a must for history buffs
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    Pradeep Sharma

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    A wonderful read

    A really great book. It's not just another biography of the great emperor of ancient India. It's all about the research that led us to Asoka. How we discovered him, and knew about him. A must read for history lovers.
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    Q:it in hindi or English
    A:It is in English. It is very well researched and quite detailed. Very informative. But the reader should be deeply interested in the subject to appreciate it.
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