Indian Antiquities: Or, Dissertations Relative to the Ancient Geographical Divisions, the Pure System of Primeval Theology, the Grand Code of Civil Laws, the Original Form of Government, the Widely-extended Commerce, and the Various Profound Literature, of Hindostan: Compared, Throughout, with the Religion, Laws, Government, and Literature, of Persia, Egypt, and Greece, the Whole Intended as Introductory to The History of Hindostan, Upon a Comprehensive Scale ...
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