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Published: 19 October 2017

344 Pages | Approx. 20 colour illustrations and 1 map


ISBN: 9780198786177

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River of Life, River of Death

The Ganges and India's Future

Victor Mallet

  • An entertaining, comprehensive, and up-to-date history of the Ganges, drawing on four years of first-hand reporting and research
  • Exposes an environmental crisis of international significance, with revelations about extreme levels of pollution, antibiotic resistance, droughts, and floods
  • An introduction to the relationship between the Ganges and modern India under Narendra Modi, as well as the country's history, religion, literature, politics, and wildlife
  • The latest work from Financial Times Asia News Editor Victor Mallet, who takes a fascinating trip down the most historic of rivers to investigate whether it has a future