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Hungry Bengal : war, famine and the end of empire

Author: Janam Mukherjee
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the interconnected events including World War II, India's struggle for independence, and a period of acute scarcity that lead to mass starvation in colonial Bengal.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janam Mukherjee
ISBN: 9780190209889 0190209887
OCLC Number: 879249518
Description: xii, 329 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : In search of famine --
War --
Denial --
Priorities --
Famine --
Japan attacks --
Second famine --
Riots --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Janam Mukherjee.

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Examines the interconnected events including World War II, India's struggle for independence, and a period of acute scarcity that lead to mass starvation in colonial Bengal.

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