Ashoka: The Search for India's Lost Emperor
Little, Brown Book Group, 21.2.2012 - 480 sivua
India's lost emperor Ashoka Maurya has a special place in history. In his quest to govern India by moral force alone he turned Buddhism from a minor sect into a world religion, and set up a new yardstick for government. But Ashoka's bold experiment ended in tragedy and he was forgotten for almost two thousand years.
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A prolific chronicler of India, Allen (Kipling Sahib: India and the Making of Rudyard Kipling, 2009, etc.) shows just how addictive the country can be.The author's delight is obvious as he ... Lue koko arvostelu