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Tales from the River Brahmaputra
     

Tales from the River Brahmaputra

by Tiziana Baldizzoni, Gianni Baldizzoni
 

     The River Brahmaputra runs from the Himalayas in Tibet, through India, and on through Bangladesh, winding its way through three countries, numerous languages and cultures, and three great religions: Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam. Tales from the River Brahmaputra follows the course of this sacred river with 150 stunning

Overview

     The River Brahmaputra runs from the Himalayas in Tibet, through India, and on through Bangladesh, winding its way through three countries, numerous languages and cultures, and three great religions: Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam. Tales from the River Brahmaputra follows the course of this sacred river with 150 stunning photos accompanied by descriptive text, seeing in its timeless flowing an allegory of birth, childhood, youth, maturity, and old age. The book chronicles the lives of the people who live along the river and their relationship to it, as well as each region's architecture, agriculture, history, religion, and culture.
     

Editorial Reviews

Michele McDonald
The armchair traveler will find this book a scenic adventure as it illuminates the sights along the river in brilliant moments of photography by Tiziani and Gianni Baldizzone. -- ForeWord Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570624018
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
09/29/1998
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
10.09(w) x 12.72(h) x 0.95(d)

Meet the Author

Gianni & Tiziana Baldizzoni have specialized in photographing Asia and Africa since 1977. Their work has appeared in numerous books and periodicals. They are also the authors of Timeless India .

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