A History of Bangladesh

@inproceedings{Schendel2009AHO,
  title={A History of Bangladesh},
  author={Willem van Schendel},
  year={2009}
}
Bangladesh is a new name for an old land whose history is little known to the wider world. A country chiefly famous in the West for media images of poverty, underdevelopment, and natural disasters, Bangladesh did not exist as an independent state until 1971. Willem van Schendel's history reveals the country's vibrant, colourful past and its diverse culture as it navigates the extraordinary twists and turns that have created modern Bangladesh. The story begins with the early geological history… Expand
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