The Emergence of Bangladesh: Class Struggles in East Pakistan (1947-1958)

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This is a fresh account, from a people's perspective, of the political struggles in East Pakistan that culminated in the emergence of an independent Bangladesh. The study draws upon original documents as well as the personal experience of the author, who was directly involved in these struggles.

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Badruddin Umar has an MA in Political Science from Dhaka University and holds an Honours degree in PPE (Philosophy, Politics and Economics) from Oxford University. He taught philosophy at Dhaka University and then Political Science at Rajshashi University where he was the Chairman of the
Department of Political Science. He became a full time political activist and writer and worked amongst the workers and peasants of Bangladesh. He was for many years President of the Bangladesh Lekhok Shibir (writer s association). He has lectured at South Asian Studies Department at Heidelberg
University, Berlin University and Cambridge University, and has also given the prestigious Raja Ramohan Roy Memorial Lecture at Calcutta University.

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The book presents a fresh aspect of one of the greatest historical tragedies of the 20th century, giving scholars of Pakistan history something more to think about. DAWN, Pakistan

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