Boundaries Undermined: the Ruins of Progress on the Bangladesh/India Border

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When anthropologist Delwar Hussain arrived in a remote coal mining village on the Bangladesh/India border to research the security fence India is building around its neighbour, he discovered more about the globalised world than he had expected. The present narrative of the Bangladesh/ India border is one of increasing violence. Not so long ago, it was the site of a monumental modernist master-plan, symbolic of a larger optimism which was to revolutionise post-colonial nations around the world. Today this vision and what it ...

Boundaries Undermined: the Ruins of Progress on the Bangladesh/India Border 2013, C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781849042321

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