Ashoka: The Search for India's Lost Emperor (Hardcover)

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Yet, a few mysterious stone monuments and inscriptions miraculously survived the purge. In Ashoka: The Search for India's Lost Emperor, historian Charles Allen tells the incredible story of how a few enterprising archaeologists deciphered the mysterious lettering on keystones and recovered India's ancient past. Drawing from rich sources, Allen crafts a clearer picture of this enigmatic figure than ever before.

About the Author

Charles Allen is the author of numerous books on South Asian history. He resides in London.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781468300710
ISBN-10: 1468300717
Publisher: Overlook Press
Publication Date: September 27th, 2012
Pages: 460
Language: English