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The revealing history of a revered waterway

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Science  18 Jan 2019:
Vol. 363, Issue 6424, pp. 236
DOI: 10.1126/science.aav8514

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Sudipta Sen's Ganges: The Many Pasts of an Indian River invites its reader across the space and time of this iconic riverscape. Through a sweeping yet carefully textured history, the layers of the Ganges's past assume a life that is both consequential and contemporary.