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Pp. 19, 21–23. 119 For references to some of these rivers in contemporary sources, see TFS, pp. 14, 228, 269, 301; TFSA, p. 111; Defrémery and Sanguinetti, Ibn Batoutah, III, p. 355; Elliot and Dowson, History of India, III, p. 433. 120 Deloche, La Circulation en Inde, II, p. 19. 121 Major, India, II, p. 10. 122 J. Deloche, Transport and Communications in India prior to Steam Locomotion, Volume I: Land Transport (New Delhi, 1993), p. 39. 124 The Brahmaputra was navigable up to Guwahati for large barges, while the small boats of the Assamese could go much farther.

Haig, The Indus Delta Country (London, 1894); J. M. Murdo, ‘An Account of the Country of Sindh’, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1 (1834), pp. 223–57; C. F. Oldham, ‘Notes on the Lost River of the Indian Desert’, Calcutta Review, 59 (1874), pp. 1–27; R. D. Oldham, ‘On Probable Changes in the Geography of the Panjab and its Rivers: A Historical-Geographical Survey’, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, LV, 2 (1886), pp. 322–43; Deloche, La Circulation en Inde, II, pp. 11–12; A. G. O’Brien, The Ancient Chronology of Thar: The Bhàttika, Laukika and Sindh Eras (Delhi, 1996), pp.

H. ), India in the Fifteenth Century (Delhi, 1974), II, p. 5; Pires, Suma Oriental, I, p. 30; Duarte Barbosa, I, p. 88, and note 1. 82 Major, India, II, p. 5; Pires, Suma Oriental, I, p. 30; Duarte Barbosa, I, p. 88. 83 Roaf, Cultural Atlas, p. 122. 84 Cf. pp. 10–11. 24           25 and the Indus plains, the huge Persian plateau lacked great rivers. ’85 Throughout much of the Persian plateau, agriculture was dependent on a system of underground water channels, known as qanàts, and remained precarious, while traffic depended on caravan routes rather than waterways.

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