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The Great Padma

The Epic River That Made the Bengal Delta

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The first comprehensive book on the River Padma, considered the last leg of the Ganges, with a rich collection of new photographs and maps…
 
Size: 9” x 11.5” Portrait
Pages: 400pp
Binding: Hardbound
Publication Date: April 2023
ISBN: 978-1-957183-05-3
World Rights: Available
 
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“First major and comprehensive publication on the River Padma, considered the last leg of the Ganges and the river that defines the biggest delta in the world”

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ISBN

978-1-957183-05-3

Binding

Hardbound

Pages

400pp

Size

9” x 11.5” Portrait

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Overview

The first comprehensive book on the River Padma, considered the last leg of the Ganges, with a rich collection of new photographs and maps. ‘The Great Padma’ defines the life and history of the Bengal Delta, the largest delta in the world. The book contains original essays by well-known writers, researchers, and academics from diverse fields, including geography, history, literature, architecture, and food history. The preface is written by the renowned author Amitav Ghosh (The Hungry Tide). Besides unpublished photographs documenting the magnificence and diversity of the great river, and wonderful set of maps and diagrams, the book has a rich content in depicting the life and times related to this turbulent river. The wonderful design and layout of the book will make this a collectible item.

Authors

Kazi Khaleed Ashraf is an architect and architectural and cultural historian. He has taught in the US for over 25 years, at the University of Hawaii, University of Pennsylvania, and Temple University, and currently directs the Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements in Dhaka. He has numerous publications.

Additional Info

Size: 9” x 11.5” Portrait
Pages: 400pp
Binding: Hardbound
Publication Date: April 2023
ISBN: 978-1-957183-05-3
World Rights: Available

The Great Padma

“First major and comprehensive publication on the River Padma, considered the last leg of the Ganges and the river that defines the biggest delta in the world”

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