ISBN: 978 984 506 231 2

Cover Type: HB

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Bangladesh: History, Politics, Economy, Society and Culture Essays in Honour of Professor Alamgir Muhammad Serajuddin

By Mahmudul Huque (Editor)

Publisher(s): The University Press Limited (UPL)   

First Published: 2016 No. of Pages: 604 Weight (kg): 1


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This book consists of thirty diverse papers by leading scholars covering such varied themes as history, politics and governance, economy and development, and society and culture. Historical topics include the British colonial regime, the Bengali Muslim middle class, the origin of the Sonar Bangla concept, and the role of the superpowers during 1971. The papers on politics and governance examine the relationship between the state and religion, party politics and parliamentary behaviour, violence and the state, and the identity politics of indigenous peoples. The next group of papers covers different development policies, export competitiveness in the Indian market, the systemic poverty discourse, social business and the role of social forestry in poverty reduction. The final set of essays include the socio-cultural position of Bengali Muslims, family relationships of migrant workers, challenges of English language learning, and the emergence of the Bangla San (Era) and Bengali new year festival.

The diversity of the original research contained in this volume makes it an essential resource for anyone interested in Bangladesh studies, the humanities, and social sciences.


History> The Shaping of the New Colonial Regime in Bengal - P. J. Marshal / Revisiting the Eighteenth Century Debate - Ranjit Sen / Evolution of the British Land Revenue Policy in Bengal from Diwani to Permanent Settlement 1765-1793 - A. B. M. Mahmood / Cash Crops of Bangladesh and Their Importance in the National Economy - M. Wazed Ali / My Historical Testament - Syed Anwar Husain / U.S. Policy towards the Bangladesh Liberation War - Mahmudul Huque / Jute, Economic Prosperity, and Political Role of the Bengali Muslim Middle Class in the Later Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries - Mohammad Shah / Situating the Sonar Bangla: Ecology, Economy and Wellness in the Long Nineteenth Century - Iftekhar Iqbal

Politics and Governance> Religion under National Constitutions and Laws: Some Reflections from Bangladesh - Kamal Hossain / Obama’s Cairo University Speech and Quest for Peace in Turmoil: A Bangladeshi View - A. B. M.  Husain / Party Politics and Parliamentary Behaviour in Bangladesh - Nizam Ahmed / The Path to Governance: Political and Administrative Development in Bangladesh - Ahmed Shafiqul Huque /  Violence and the State in Bangladesh - Mahfuzul H. Chowdhury / Prohibition of Enforced Disappearance under International Human Rights Law: A Bangladesh Context - Abdullah Al Faruque / Identity Politics and Indigenous Activism in the Chittagong Hill Tracts - Nasir Uddin

Economy and Development> Giant Problems and Tiny Solutions - Muhammad Yunus / Beyond Education for All: Meeting the Human Capital Needs of Economic Development - Wahiduddin Mahmud / The Bengal Famine, the Famine Inquiry Commission and Amartya Sen: A General Review M. Mufakharul Islam / The Systemic Poverty Discourse and Role of the State in Poverty Creation in Bangladesh - Muinul Islam / Addressing the Trade Facilitation Deficit: Raising Export Competitiveness in the Indian Market - Mustafizur Rahman and Khaleda Akhter / Bangladesh: Economic Development and Younger Generation - Mahmudul Alam / The Bangladesh Mix-Blending Conservative and Unconventional Development Policy - Hassan Zaman / Revisiting the Role of Social Forestry in Poverty Reduction and Rural Development in Bangladesh: A Focus on the Betagi and Pomora Projects - Niaz Ahmed Khan 

Society and Culture> Seizure of Socio-Cultural Positions in the Intellectual History of the Bengali Muslims, 1905-1947 - Mahmud Shah Qureshi / Glimpses into the Tribal Societies of the Chittagong Hill Tracts and Their Linguistic Communications - Maniruzzaman / The Socio-Cultural Dimensions of Relationships of Left-Behind Wives of Migrant Workers with In-Laws in Bangladesh - Abul Hasnat Golam Quddus / Nature in Modern Art of Bangladesh - Nazrul Islam /Emergence of Bangla San (Era) and Development of Bengali New Year Festival - Shamsuzzaman Khan / Sir William Jones at Calcutta: His Contributions to Oriental Studies - Abu Taher Mojumder / Challenges of Language Teaching in Bangladesh, with Special Reference to English - Monsur Musa






This book features in: Academic and Reference Books Bangladesh Studies

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