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Brave Men of the Hills

By: Parimal Ghosh

Price: $17.70

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200782

ISBN: 8173042314

Condition: New


Contents: Introduction. I. On the Banks of the Salween and the Irrawaddy: 1. The estate of the Myothugyi. 2. The Sangha. 3. The new regime. 4. The aftermath, first phase. 5. The aftermath, second phase. 6. Leaders of men. 7. The King's Conspiracy. 8. Revolt in the Periphery, Act I. II. In the heartland of Burma: 1. Crisis in upper Burma. 2. The new centre. 3. A people's revolt. 4. Of Kings, Officers and Churchmen. 5. The rank and file.6. The Gameplan. 7. Revolt in the Periphery Act II. III. The rape of Suvarnabhumi: 1. Metamorphosis. 2. Metamorphosis continued. 3. A new countenance. 4. A form ... View more info

What Happened to the Bhadralok

By: Parimal Ghosh

Price: $51.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2016

Seller ID: 701534

ISBN: 9789384082994

Condition: New


This book examines changes in several cultural markers of the Bengali bhadralok in the post-independence period and seeks to understand what they convey about present-day Bengali society. It argues that the bhadralok of the 1950s and 1960s had inherited a left-liberal view of politics and culture, the fruition of which was the leftist upsurge in West Bengal towards the closure of the 1960s. The decisive defeat of the left in recent years appears to have turned the bhadralok inward and made them more pragmatic. The dream of a comprehensive transformation of society, through constitutional means... View more info