Land Of The Seven Rivers-Pb - A Brief History of India's Geography (English, Paperback, Sanjeev Sanyal,)
The Land of the Seven Rivers is a curious read on how several stories and facts that are a part of the history of India actually came to existence. It questions a lot of incidents that have taken place in the history of India.
Summary of the Book
With wit and intelligence, Sanjeev Sanyal goes on to question and explore the country’s history. There re many questions, which may seem odd, that he asks in this book. For example: Why did Buddha walk all the way to Sarnath for his sermon?, Did the great flood which is a legend in India actually happen? and Why was the highest mountain named after George Everest. He has immersed himself in old records and manuscripts, observed the oceans and mountains and visiting ancient archeological sites. All this for the sake of finding out how the history of the nation has actually come about.
About the Author
Sanjeev Sanyal is a Global Strategist in one of the world’s largest banks. He is also a writer in his spare time. In 2010 he was named the Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He has written another book called The Indian Renaissance: India’s Rise After A Thousand Years of Decline.
Very Good book for history, a must to read
A good read on our History
A good read
Certified Buyer, Anand
Certified Buyer, Trichy
Good summary of India's history and goegraphy
A metaphor to our unkown history
Certified Buyer, Meerut
Refreshing take on Indias History through a geographical perspective
Certified Buyer, Kolkata
A must read for all - Kids and Adults