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Ashoka: The Search for India's Lost Emperor - Allen, Charles
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India's lost emperor Ashoka Maurya has a special place in history. In his quest to govern India by moral force alone Ashoka turned Buddhism from a minor sect into a world religion and set up a new yardstick for government which had huge implications for Asia. But his brave experiment ended in tragedy and his name was cleansed from the record so effectively that he was forgotten for almost two thousand years. But a few mysterious stone monuments and inscriptions survived, and the story of how these keystones to the past were ...

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Ashoka: The Search for India's Lost Emperor 2013, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349122380

Mass-market paperback

Ashoka: The Search for India's Lost Emperor 2012, Little, Brown, London

ISBN-13: 9781408701966

Hardcover

Ashoka: The Search for India's Lost Emperor 2012, Harry N. Abrams

ISBN-13: 9781468300710

Hardcover