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By Anu Kumar

ISBN-10: 0143330365

ISBN-13: 9780143330363

Do you're thinking that Indian heritage is uninteresting? try out what those historic newshounds needed to say approximately our nation many centuries in the past. In his e-book, Indika, Megasthenes, a Greek traveler, wrote approximately massive meat-eating ants that dug for gold in mines someplace in japanese India! Hiuen Tsang, from China, was once witness to an assassination test on King Harshavardhana at a non secular amassing. The Venetian Marco Polo defined how the folks of Kashmir may well use charms to alter the elements and produce approximately darkness. Athanasius Nikitin, from Russia, was once surprised via the sultan of Bidar, who went searching observed by means of 10,000 males on horseback, 50,000 strolling, two hundred elephants, a hundred dancers, three hundred horses, a hundred monkeys and a hundred concubines! learn wonderful tales approximately India written via explorers who got here to the rustic as pilgrims, scholars, investors, voyagers and fortune-seekers from the third century BC until eventually the mid-twentieth century. those viewers left at the back of attention-grabbing money owed in their perilous trips in an unknown land; descriptions of what the folk ate, wore and suggestion; who governed them and the way; the unusual animals of this land, and plenty of extra startling evidence that are frequently the single written historic files of these instances. full of really good tales and nuggets of data, within the nation of Gold-digging Ants brings alive the fascinating adventures of 11 intrepid women and men, and will simply make background your so much favorite subject!

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