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Dead reckoning : memories of the 1971 Bangladesh War / Sarmila Bose.

By: Bose, Sarmila.
Publisher: New York : Gurgaon, India ; Columbia University Press : Hachette, c2011Description: x, 239 pages ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9789350093047; 9780231701648 (alk. paper); 0231701640 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Collective memory -- Bangladesh | Interviews -- Bangladesh | War victims -- Bangladesh -- Interviews | War and society -- Bangladesh -- History -- 20th century | Bangladesh -- History -- Revolution, 1971 -- Personal narratives | Bangladesh -- Biography | Bangladesh -- History -- Revolution, 1971 -- Social aspectsDDC classification: 954.92046
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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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