Empires of the Indus: The Story of a Riverby Alice Albinia
One of the largest rivers in the world, the Indus rises in the Tibetan mountains, flowing west across northern India and south through Pakistan. It has been worshipped as a god and used as a tool of imperial expansion, and today it is the cement of Pakistan's fractious union. In Empires of the Indus, Alice Albinia follows the river upstream, through two thousand
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well written, wonderful book, with an epic sweep through centuries of what is now mostly Pakistan. Very interesting. Part history, part travel book.