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Dead reckoning : memories of the 1971 Bangladesh War

Author: Sarmila Bose
Publisher: London : Hurst & Company, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text chronicles the 1971 war in South Asia by reconstituting the memories of those on opposing sides of the conflict. The book challenges assumptions about the nature of conflict, and exposes the ways in which the 1971 conflict is still playing out in the region.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Interviews
Personal narratives
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarmila Bose
ISBN: 9781849040488 1849040486 9781849040495 1849040494
OCLC Number: 729835989
Description: x, 239 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Memories in conflict --
Call to arms : Bengali nationalist rebellion --
Military inaction : power without responsibility --
Military action : "Operation Searchlight" in Dhaka --
Uncivil war : mobs, mutinies, and madness --
Village of widows : "securing" the countryside --
Hounding of Hindus : the politics of minority persecution --
Hit and run : sabotage and retribution --
Fratricide : death squads at war's end --
Words and numbers : memories and monstrous fables --
Appendix 1: Bibliographical note --
Appendix 2: List of interviewees.
Responsibility: Sarmila Bose.

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1971 was marked by a bitter civil war within Pakistan and war between India and Pakistan, backed respectively by the Soviet Union and the United States. It was fought over the territory of East  Read more...

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