Settlements of the Indus River

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Capstone Classroom, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
What does legend say will happen to you if you drink from the Indus? How old are the ruins of Mohenjo-daro? What are badghirs? This book follows a passage through time to explore important settlements along the Indus River. The journey starts with the ancient city of Mohenjo-daro and ends with the relatively modern city of Karachi, now one of the largest cities in the world. The book also considers the changing role of the Indus River in the lives of the people living alongside it.
 

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Contents

Introducing the Indus River
4
City From the Past
10
The Great Barrage
16
Mountains and Monasteries
22
The Crossroads
28
A MegaCity
34
The Indus of Tomorrow
42
Index
48
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