Anthropology

স্যাপিয়েন্স

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History
Sociology
Anthropology
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Bangla
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9789845063234
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
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Dhaka, Bangladesh
Year of Publication: 
2019
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486
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এক লক্ষ বছর আগে, অন্তত ছয়টি মানবপ্রজাতি পৃথিবীতে বসবাস করতো। বর্তমানে বাস করে মাত্র একটি। আমরা। হোমো স্যাপিয়েন্স-রা। আধিপত্যের লড়াইয়ে আমাদের প্রজাতি কীভাবে সফল হলো? কেন আমাদের শিকারী-সংগ্রাহক পূর্বপুরুষেরা একত্রিত হয়ে শহর এবং রাজ্য গড়ে তুললো? কীভাবে আমরা দেব-দেবী, জাতি, এবং মানবাধিকারে বিশ্বাসী হলাম? কীভাবে টাকা-কড়ি, বই-পত্র, এবং আইন-কানুনে আস্থাশীল হলাম? কীভাবে আমলাতন্ত্র, সময়সূচী আর ভোগবাদের দাসত্ব বরণ করে নিলাম?

স্যাপিয়েন্স

$21.00
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Category Type: 
Academic and Reference Books
History
Sociology
Anthropology
Language: 
Bangla
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Author
Author's Role: 
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Translator
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650
ISBN: 
9789845063173
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Year of Publication: 
2019
Number of Pages: 
486
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এক লক্ষ বছর আগে, অন্তত ছয়টি মানবপ্রজাতি পৃথিবীতে বসবাস করতো। বর্তমানে বাস করে মাত্র একটি। আমরা। হোমো স্যাপিয়েন্স-রা। আধিপত্যের লড়াইয়ে আমাদের প্রজাতি কীভাবে সফল হলো? কেন আমাদের শিকারী-সংগ্রাহক পূর্বপুরুষেরা একত্রিত হয়ে শহর এবং রাজ্য গড়ে তুললো? কীভাবে আমরা দেব-দেবী, জাতি, এবং মানবাধিকারে বিশ্বাসী হলাম? কীভাবে টাকা-কড়ি, বই-পত্র, এবং আইন-কানুনে আস্থাশীল হলাম? কীভাবে আমলাতন্ত্র, সময়সূচী আর ভোগবাদের দাসত্ব বরণ করে নিলাম?

Dhaka: An Urban Reader

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Academic and Reference Books
Urban Studies and Migration
Anthropology
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English
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1280
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978 984 506 149 0
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
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2016
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292
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Dhaka is one of the world's megacities, yet relentless traffic, environmental deterioration, and poor governance pose critical living challenges for its inhabitants. Dhaka’s urban planning has failed to address important economic, environmental, and socio-cultural issues.

সামটা: আর্সেনিক দূষণে আক্রান্ত একটি গ্রাম

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Sociology
Medical Science and Public Health
Anthropology
Urban and Regional Planning URP
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English
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360
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978 984 506 175 9
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
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Dhaka
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2013
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সত্তরের দশকের শুরুতে পুকুর, নদীনালার পানি পান করার ফলে কলেরা, ডায়রিয়ার মত পানিবাহিত রোগের প্রকোপে বাংলাদেশের সাধারণ জনগণ যখন জর্জরিত, সে সময় দেশি-বিদেশি জনস্বাস্থ্য উপদেষ্টাদের সুপারিশে সরকার সারাদেশে অসংখ্য গভীর নলকূপ স্থাপন করে তার থেকে খাবার পানি পানে দেশের মানুষকে অভ্যস্ত করে তোলেন। কেউ তখন পরীক্ষা করে দেখেননি এই পানিতে ক্ষতিকর কোন খনিজ আছে কিনা। ডায়রিয়া ও কলেরার প্রকোপ ধীরে ধীরে কমে আসে ঠিকই, কিন্তু এই সিদ্ধান্তের প্রায় দুই দশক পর আবিষ্কৃত হয় যে, দেশের অনেক অঞ্চলর নলকূপই আর্সেনিক নামক বিষাক্ত উপাদান দ্বারা দূষিত। ততদিনে দেশের অগণিত মানুষ আর্সেনিক জনিত রোগে

Revealing the Glory of God

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Anthropology
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English
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ISBN: 
984 05 1250 1
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1994
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Man is endowed with self-consciousness and free will which are influenced by the forces generated in his brain and shape his individual personality. The Glory of God is revealed in the achievement of man. Scientific and technological knowledge has given man material wealth and power but religion has made him dignified, special and proud of being human. The Glory of God is also revealed in man’s struggle for Good against Evil. The book discusses the recent advances in Science which have given us enough facts for a rational approach and surer path to God.

Sailing against the Wind - Boats and boatmen of Bangladesh

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Anthropology
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English
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850
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978 984 05 1189 1
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1992
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158
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Some of the greatest rivers of the world flow through Bangladesh. These rivers form what is perhaps the most complete system of inland water navigation to be found anywhere. Few places in the world do boat operations in inland water play a more prominent role than in Bangladesh. The way of life for the 120 million people who live in Bangladesh is to a large extent governed by inland water. For several months every year between one third to half of the land is submerged under water. Millions of people take to the boats and the life of Bangladesh becomes a floating world.

The Maghs - A Buddhist Community in Bangladesh

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Sociology
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English
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450
ISBN: 
984 05 1466 X
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1999
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232
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The book deals with the Marmas of the Chittagong hills and the Rakhaines of the plains who are collectively known as the Maghs spreading over South and Southeastern parts of Bangladesh. Although a fascinating tribe, the Maghs have hitherto received scant attention of scholars. It is the first full length study covering their history, society and cultural life as well as the relations between Bangladesh and Arakan.

Rural-Urban Migration in Bangladesh: Causes, Consequences, and Challenges

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Bangladesh Studies
Urban Studies and Migration
Anthropology
Development Studies
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English
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385
ISBN: 
984 05 1537 3
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2000
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290
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This book makes an innovative attempt to generate greater understanding about the rapid growth of Dhaka City, the deeply entrenched class hierarchy and offers a socio-economic analysis of the slum and non-slum households. It is an important departure from the existing literature in a number of ways. First, it used the latest and recognized sources of secondary materials and population estimates and projections. Second, it makes a thorough and broad-spectrum review of theories on determinants and consequences of migration.

Some Trouble with Cows - Making Sense of Social Conflict

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Sociology
Anthropology
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Urban and Regional Planning URP
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English
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300
ISBN: 
984 05 1332 0
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1996
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230
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A Constructed from first-person accounts by Hindus and Muslims, the story told here by sociologist Beth Roy vividly describes and analyzes a large-scale riot that profoundly altered life in a Bangladeshi village during the 1950s.

Rural Bangladesh: Competition for Scarce Resources

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Anthropology
Development Studies
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English
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ISBN: 
984 05 1093 2
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1986
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350
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This study is based upon the author's extensive field work among the peasants in the rural areas of Bangladesh. It deals with the problems facing the rural population due to scarcity of land and work opportunities. Different chapters take up the various ways in which ownership of land changes, and how those without land have to compete on the job market and for obtaining land on a sharecropping basis. The book describes and analyzes the various economic strategies rich and poor peasants pursue, and the complex nature of the relationship which exists between them.

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