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Dead reckoning : memories of the 1971 Bangladesh War

Author: Sarmila Bose
Publisher: Karachi Division [Pakistan] : Oxford, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Interviews
Personal narratives
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarmila Bose
ISBN: 9781849040488 1849040486 9781849040495 1849040494 9780199064779 0199064776
OCLC Number: 818857962
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: by Sarmila Bose.

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'A truth about the Bangladesh war is that remarkably few scholars and historians have given it thorough, independent scrutiny. Bose's research has taken her from the archives to interviews with Read more...

 
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