Academic and Reference Books

Assassination of Ziaur Rahman and the Aftermath

$15.00
$15.00
Category Type: 
Academic and Reference Books
Politics and Political Science
Bangladesh Studies
History
Urban and Regional Planning URP
Language: 
English
Authors Information
Author's Role: 
Author
UPL Showroom Price: 
300
ISBN: 
984 70220 0040 0
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2009
Number of Pages: 
93
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HB
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The book is a chronology of events surrounding the assassination of late President Ziaur Rahman and the aftermath, as well as a brief commentary on Zias rise to power. The author, who was Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong at the time of Zia's assassination, narrates these events from his perspective. It is a riveting account of the last hours of the most powerful man of Bangladesh that time, and the series of events leading to the capture and assassination of another freedom fighter, late Maj. Gen. Manzoor Hussain.

From East Bengal to Bangladesh: Dynamics and Perspectives

$38.00
$38.00
Category Type: 
Academic and Reference Books
Politics and Political Science
Bangladesh Studies
History
Bangladesh Liberation War
Language: 
English
Authors Information
Author: 
Author's Role: 
Author
UPL Showroom Price: 
1200
ISBN: 
978 984 506 247 3
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2009
Number of Pages: 
438
Cover Type: 
HB
Reprint: 
2nd (February 2017)
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ROAD TO BANGLADESH SERIES is designed to present published accounts of the background to the emergence of Bangladesh. The Series showcases such a collection that, when put together, achieves a well-rounded narrative of the events of 1971. Books in the series should be an invaluable collection for those interested in South Asian affairs, particularly students and scholars of politics, history, development and social transformation.

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Pakistan 1967-1977

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$25.00
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Academic and Reference Books
Politics and Political Science
South Asian Studies
History
Bangladesh Liberation War
Language: 
English
Authors Information
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Author's Role: 
Author
UPL Showroom Price: 
490
ISBN: 
984 05 1406 7
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1997
Number of Pages: 
404
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HB
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This is a unique insider account of the role of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto in the most critical decade in the history of Pakistan. It describes Bhutto’s remarkable rise to power, four years after forming the Pakistan People’s Party in December 1967. it examines the fall of President Ayub Khan, the 1970 general elections, the breakdown of negotiations between East and West Pakistan, what transpired at the UN Security Council in December 1971, and the creation of Bangladesh. Bhutto’s five ad a half years’ rule is analyzed in detail.

Media and the Liberation War of Bangaldesh Vol 2

$30.00
$30.00
Category Type: 
Academic and Reference Books
Politics and Political Science
Bangladesh Studies
Media and Mass Communication
Bangladesh Liberation War
Language: 
English
Authors Information
Author: 
Author's Role: 
Author
UPL Showroom Price: 
600
ISBN: 
984 606 002 5
Publisher: 
Centre for Bangladesh Studies
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2002
Number of Pages: 
356
Cover Type: 
HB
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Bangladesh War of Liberation in 1971 created waves across the world. There were artistes who made music and sketched pictures depicting the struggle, and the masses took to the streets in defense of Bengali struggle for liberation. In various newspapers, periodicals and journals, articles, comments and editorials were published to highlight Bangladesh War of Liberation. All of these recorded documents of history, as it were, have now been collated and collected for publication by Bangladesh Charcha (Centre for Bangladesh Studies), entitled Media and the Liberation War of Bangladesh.

Role of Opposition in Bangladesh Politics

$18.00
$18.00
Category Type: 
Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Language: 
English
Authors Information
Author's Role: 
Author
UPL Showroom Price: 
350
ISBN: 
984 05 1453 9
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1998
Number of Pages: 
268
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HB
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Existence of opposition both as alternative government and as critic of the party in power is a significant feature of democratic system. Opposition assumes an important role in parliamentary democracy along with its formal functions inside the legislature to constantly monitor the Treasury. This book gives an analytical account of the oppositions role in Bangladesh politics since independence under successive regimes. The author examines opposition's parliamentary activities and its mode of operation outside the legislature.

We've learnt nothing from History: Pakistan: Politics and Military Power

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$18.00
Category Type: 
Academic and Reference Books
Politics and Political Science
South Asian Studies
History
Bangladesh Liberation War
Language: 
English
Authors Information
Author's Role: 
Author
UPL Showroom Price: 
500
ISBN: 
984 05 1766 X
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2005
Number of Pages: 
306
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HB
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In this book, Air Marshal (Retired) M. Asghar Khan presents an insider's view of Pakistan's struggle for democracy from the 1960s to the present. The book expounds on the early entry of Pakistan's armed forces into the country's politics and the author's opposition to military rule that began in 1968 with the movement for the restoration of democracy. This movement resulted in the ouster of President Muhammad Ayub Khan in 1969 after eleven years of military rule.

Colonialization of Islam - Dissolution of Traditional Institutions in Pakistan

$23.00
$23.00
Category Type: 
Academic and Reference Books
Politics and Political Science
South Asian Studies
Language: 
English
Authors Information
Author: 
Author's Role: 
Author
UPL Showroom Price: 
450
ISBN: 
984 05 1487 3
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1999
Number of Pages: 
359
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HB
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What is the social base of Islamization, what norms can be derived from it, what areas are being Islamized, and finally, what is the Islamization all about? These and similar pertinent questions are dealt with in this book. Thus, the theoretical framework developed and elaborated in the first chapter is substantiated by a wide range of data which follow.

Bengal Politics - Documents of the Raj - Vol. III (1944 - 1947)

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$23.00
Category Type: 
Academic and Reference Books
Politics and Political Science
Bangladesh Studies
History
Language: 
English
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Author's Role: 
Editor
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Author's Role: 
Editor
UPL Showroom Price: 
450
ISBN: 
984 05 1500 4
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2000
Number of Pages: 
227
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HB
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This is the last volume of a three volume series of selected documents on Bengal politics created by the Governor of Bengal during the era of provincial autonomy, 1936 to 1947. Most of the documents included in this series are the fortnightly reports of the Governor of Bengal to the Viceroy and Governor-General of India and deal with a variety of subjects, issues and events that were perceived by the Governor as of supreme importance needing the personal attention of the Governor-General.

Bengal Politics - Documents of the Raj - Vol. II (1940 - 43)

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$23.00
Category Type: 
Academic and Reference Books
Politics and Political Science
Bangladesh Studies
History
Language: 
English
Authors Information
Author: 
Author's Role: 
Editor
Author: 
Author's Role: 
Editor
UPL Showroom Price: 
450
ISBN: 
984 05 1447 4
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1999
Number of Pages: 
278
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HB
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This is the second volume series of a three volume series of selected documents on Bengal politics created by the Governor of Bengal during the era of provincial autonomy, 1936 to 1947. The documents included in this series, with a few exceptions, are the fortnightly reports of the Governor to the Viceroy and Governor-General of India and deal with a variety of events that were perceived by the Governor as of supreme importance needing the personal attention of the Governor-General.

Bengal Politics - Documents of the Raj - Vol. 1 (1936-39)

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$18.00
Category Type: 
Academic and Reference Books
Politics and Political Science
Bangladesh Studies
History
Language: 
English
Authors Information
Author: 
Author's Role: 
Editor
Author: 
Author's Role: 
Editor
UPL Showroom Price: 
350
ISBN: 
984 05 1310 9
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1996
Number of Pages: 
247
Cover Type: 
HB
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This is the second volume series of a three volume series of selected documents on Bengal politics created by the Governor of Bengal during the era of provincial autonomy, 1936 to 1947. The documents included in this series, with a few exceptions, are the fortnightly reports of the Governor to the Viceroy and Governor-General of India and deal with a variety of events that were perceived by the Governor as of supreme importance needing the personal attention of the Governor-General.

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