1971 : a global history of the creation of Bangladesh / Srinath Raghavan

Author(s): Raghavan, Srinath, author
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Subjects: India-Pakistan Conflict, 1971
Bangladesh--History--Revolution, 1971
South Asia--Politics and government
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: 358 pages : map ; 24 cm
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Global history of the creation of Bangladesh
Notes: LCCN: 2013012267
ISBN: 9780674728646 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0674728645 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary: Argues that the breakup of a two-winged Pakistan was not inevitable and that the foreign relations of the Cold War and nascent globalization had an important effect on the war in 1971 that resulted in that breakup
Contents: Prologue: The chronicle of a birth foretold? -- The turning point -- Breakdown -- The neighbor -- The grand strategists -- Russian roulette -- Poster child and pariah -- Power and principle -- The Chinese cracker -- Escalation -- Strange victory -- Epilogue: Garden of forked paths
OCLC Number: 841897077
ISBN/ISSN: 9780674728646
0674728645