On the Banks of the Ganga
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On the Banks of the Ganga When Wastewater Meets a Sacred River by Kelly D. Alley

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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English


  • Pollution & threats to the environment,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Water,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Hinduism,
  • Water Pollution,
  • Religious Anthropology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Technology,
  • Sociology,
  • India,
  • Human Geography,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Rivers,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • Effect of human beings on,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Environmental Engineering & Technology,
  • Ganges River Valley (India and,
  • Ganges River Valley (India and Bangladesh),
  • Nature,
  • Pollution

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7633501M
ISBN 10047209808X
ISBN 109780472098088

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Alley's book is incredibly pedantic and manages to say very little on the subject of the Ganga River pollution in pages. I had to read the book for a cultural anthropology course and the only reason that I finished the book was because it was required for the course/5(2). The Ganges has always been more than just an ordinary river. For millions of Indians, she is also a goddess. According to popular belief, bathing in Mother Ganga dissolves all sins, drinking her waters cures illness, and dying on her banks ensures freedom from the cycle of death and rebirth/5. On the banks of the Ganga: the sojourn of Jews in Calcutta. Ezekiel N. Musleah. Christopher Pub. House, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Introduction. The First Jewish Family. Community Formation.   Join us on the holy banks of Mother Ganga, in the lap of the Himalayas, for a refreshing and rejuvenating Yoga Session in the picturesque rooftop of .

  The Ganges or Ganga is considered to be one of the four holy rivers in the world which even finds mention in John Milton’s epic poem, Paradise Lost. For Hindus, the river is an incarnation of goddess Ganga and it is believed to bring with it purity of heaven. People from all over the country go to the banks of this divine river and take a dip in it to absolve their sins or to pay homage to. The Ganges (/ ˈ ɡ æ n dʒ iː z / GAN-jeez), or Ganga (Hindustani: [ˈɡəŋɡaː]), is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through India and Bangladesh. The 2, km (1, mi) river rises in the western Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, and flows south and east through the Gangetic Plain of India and Bangladesh ⁃ coordinates: 30°59′N 78°55′E / °N °E.   It is located across the Ram Jhula along the banks of the Ganga. We were assigned rooms and roommates based on the city we lived in and our ages. Once done, we left our bags and headed out to have. The Ganga power is still here flowing through it all. No matter how crazy everything else is, the river is the same, just flowing by, silent in places, current swirling in others, and places where Author: Jerome Armstrong.