7 edition of The great arc found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||QB296.I5 K43 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 182 p. :|
|Number of Pages||182|
|LC Control Number||00038292|
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The Great ARC: The Dramatic Tale of How India Was Mapped and Everest Was Named John Keay, Author HarperCollins Publishers $24 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. A technically dense but readable and ultimately fascinating account of the star-crossed Great Indian Arc mapping project, which consumed 50 years and scores of lives in a The great arc book British attempt to survey the Indian subcontinent—a tale that offers wry insights regarding imperialism and.
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