The 1970 Bhola cyclone, nationalist politics, and the subsistence crisis contract in Bangladesh.

@article{Hossain2018The1B,
  title={The 1970 Bhola cyclone, nationalist politics, and the subsistence crisis contract in Bangladesh.},
  author={Naomi Hossain},
  journal={Disasters},
  year={2018},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={187-203}
}
The devastating Bhola cyclone in November 1970 is credited with having triggered the political events that led to the division of Pakistan and the creation of Bangladesh in 1971. A callous response to the disaster by the Pakistani regime resulted in a landslide electoral victory for Bengali nationalists, followed by a bitter and bloody civil war. Yet… CONTINUE READING

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