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The Ganges Delta: The foundation stone...

The Ganges Delta: The foundation stone...

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Fri, Jun 6 2014

These lands of the delta lands developed not only wealth, but, including religions and philosophies,...

A tale of two countries

A tale of two countries

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Fri, May 30 2014

Britain in Bangladesh: Bangladesh in BritainWith a mutual history that can be readily documented for...

Fast, lean and sleek: Transports of...

Fast, lean and sleek: Transports of...

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Fri, May 23 2014

Much of the rich heritage of travel and transport in Bangladesh has something of an air of romance to...

Palatial past

Palatial past

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Fri, May 16 2014

Bangladesh has a considerable collection of stately residences, a clear indication of the great wealth...

Red Crab island

Red Crab island

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Fri, May 9 2014

Turtle tracks mark its beaches, although the shells of dead turtles are also common, wrought by the nets...

Silk roads

Silk roads

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Fri, Apr 25 2014

The trade in the Ganges delta was also, fifty years earlier than the Periplus. The great scholar Strabo,...

Bangladesh at the centre of the...

Bangladesh at the centre of the...

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Fri, Apr 18 2014

For millennia, Bangladesh had been the epicentre of much maritime tradeThe study of maps of the ancient...

50,000 years in Bangladesh

50,000 years in Bangladesh

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Fri, Apr 11 2014

Recent finds by archaeologists excavating in Jerreru Valley, in Andhra Pradesh, on the east coast of...

Heritage coast

Heritage coast

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Thu, Apr 3 2014

Enhancing the totality of the potentially enormous tourist attraction of BangladeshAbout a third of the...

Big guns

Big guns

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Thu, Mar 20 2014

The world has long been impressed by these early ironworks, reflecting the very apparent awe that Lindsay...

When our ship comes in

When our ship comes in

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Thu, Jan 9 2014

Bangladesh is amongst the few nations with a claim to earliest development of coins as tokens of tradeThere...

A history of Bangladesh in ancient...

A history of Bangladesh in ancient...

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Thu, Dec 26 2013

Maps are important, not for merely marking places, but also times, and offering the historian, even the...

Glad rags to sad rags

Glad rags to sad rags

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Thu, Dec 5 2013

The ancient history of fabrics from BangladeshFor over three millennia, Bangladesh has been providing...

The treasure of Shah Shuja

The treasure of Shah Shuja

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Thu, Nov 21 2013

Pursued by Auragzeb’s army, Shah Shuja fled, taking with him his wives, harem, household, army, retainers...

Searching for the palace

Searching for the palace

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Sat, Nov 16 2013

A hunt for the palace of the Sultan of Bengal in Sonargaon, the historical capital of the ‘Golden Province’...

To begin at the beginning

To begin at the beginning

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Thu, Nov 7 2013

There is one gem of a place which, if you know what you are looking at, can take you on a short but extraordinary...

A man must believe in something

A man must believe in something

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Sat, Oct 26 2013

The history and heritage of religious beliefs in the Ganges basin civilisationIt may be an act of supreme...

Guiding lite

Guiding lite

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Mon, Oct 14 2013

Guiding is already in a ruinous state in Bangladesh. For even moderately informed guiding of the heritage...

The people who put Alexander the Great...

The people who put Alexander the Great...

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Thu, Oct 10 2013

Alexander was not only aware of the peoples of the delta, but equally aware of the wealth to be looted...

Lost mosques

Lost mosques

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Thu, Sep 5 2013

Somewhere, deep under the mud and alluvial deposits of these deltaic lands, there is, surely, archaeologically...

Monsoon flourish

Monsoon flourish

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Sat, Aug 17 2013

The season attracted a rich diversity of travellers and merchants from across the known world, boosting...