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Publisher: The Marg Foundation/Marg Publications. Country: India. Date: 2006-18.

The Story of Asia's Elephants (Marg Foundation) (image)

The Story of Asia's Elephants
Mumbai, The Marg Foundation, 2011 (The Story series).
ISBN 10: 9380581106; ISBN 13: 9789380581101.
Hardcover. 340 pages. 260 illustrations. Size: 280 x 215 mm.

Publisher's blurb:
"This book is the first single volume to comprehensively cover the history of Asia's elephants, profusely illustrated with image of the elephant in art through the ages, offering new interpretations, and drawing upon a wide range of literary sources. The Story of Asia's Elephants is not an art history but an ecological and cultural history of the elephant from its ancient origins to its relationship with humans up until the present time."

Contents:
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. The Asian Elephant in Prehistory and Proto-History
2. Elephants in Vedic and Epic Literature
3. Elephant Armies and the Rise of Empire
4. The Elephant Goes West
5. The Elephant in the Buddhist and Jain World
6. The Elephant in Hindu Culture
7. Elephants in the Islamic Period
8. The Elephant in Colonial Asia
9. The Elephant in Independent Asia
10. Ecology and Conservation of Asia's Elephants
Notes


THE STORY (THE MARG FOUNDATION/MARG PUBLICATIONS)
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Arranged by serial number


The Story of Asia's Elephants
by Raman Sukumar
2011

The Story of Asia's Lions
by Divyabhanusinh
2006

The Story of India's Unicorns
by Divyabhanusinh, Asok Kumar Das and Shibani Bose
2018





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