The Sacred City of the Hindus: An Account of Benares in Ancient and Modern Times (Classic Reprint)

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Fb&c Limited, 2017 M11 21 - 440 pages
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The history of a country is sometimes epitomized in the history of one of its principal cities. The city of Benares represents India, religiously and intellectually, just as Paris represents the political sentiments of France. There are few cities in the world of greater antiquity.

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