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Book Title Ganga: a journey down the Ganges River
Author Crandall Hollick, Julian;
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Subject World history
Descriptors Ganges River (India and Bangladesh); Rivers--Bangladesh; Rivers--India;
Call No DS485.G25C73
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Combining travelogue, science, and history, Ganga is an extraordinary journey through northern India: from the rivers source high in the Himalayas, past great cities and poor villages, to lush Saggar Island, where the river finally meets the sea. Along the way Julian Crandall Hollick encounters priests and pilgrims, dacoits and dolphins, the fishermen who subsist on the river, and the villagers whose lives have been destroyed by her. He finds that popular devotion to Ganga is stronger and blinder than ever, and it is putting her—and her people—in great risk.

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Volume 0
Imprint Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2008
ISBN 978-1-59726-386-3.
Edition NONE
Language English
Total Copies 2
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