The Incredible History of India’s Geography
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The Incredible History of India’s Geography

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Could you be related to a blonde Lithuanian?
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 find various things you never expected, such as the fact that we still greet each other like the Harappans did and 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.

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264 Pages | ISBN13 9780143441915
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Sanjeev Sanyal
Sanjeev Sanyal

Sanjeev Sanyal is the principal economic advisor to the Government of India and an internationally acclaimed economist and urban theorist. He writes on a range of topics ranging from economics to history, and is the author of the bestselling books Land of the Seven Rivers and The Indian Renaissance. In 2014, he was given the inaugural International Indian Achievers Award for contributions to literature. He has been a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, London; visiting scholar at Oxford University; adjunct fellow at Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore; and a senior fellow of the World Wide Fund for Nature.
Sanjeev spent two decades working in international financial markets and was named Young Global Leader 2010 by the World Economic Forum. In 2007, he was awarded the Eisenhower Fellowship for his work on urban issues. Sanjeev attended Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi, and St. John's College, Oxford, where he was Rhodes Scholar. He lives in Delhi.

Sowmya Rajendran
Sowmya Rajendran
Sowmya Rajendran has written books for children across age groups, from picture books for the tiny ones to young adult fiction. Her books are on the CBSE's recommended reading list for schools. She is a columnist with the student edition of The New Indian Express and sify Movies. Sowmya's titles with Penguin include the graphic novel Nirmala & Normala and The Incredible History of India's Geography, a children's adaption of Sanjeev Sanyal's Land of the Seven Rivers. She lives in Pune.
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