Bangladesh: From A Nation To A State, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Bangladesh

From A Nation To A State, 1st Edition

By Craig Baxter

Routledge

0 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9780813336329
pub: 1998-10-06
SAVE ~$9.79
$48.95
$39.16
x
Hardback: 9780367314644
pub: 2019-08-28
SAVE ~$29.99
$149.95
$119.96
x


FREE Standard Shipping!

Description

In 1996, Bangladesh celebrates its 25th anniversary. When the country became independent from Pakistan in 1971, it proclaimed itself a parliamentary democracy with four goals?democracy, secularism, socialism, and nationalism. This comprehensive introduction to Bangladesh's history, polity, economy, and society reassesses its successes and failures

Table of Contents

1 A DELTA AND ITS PEOPLE, 2 HINDUS AND BUDDHISTS, 3 BENGAL UNDER MUSLIM RULE, 4 BENGAL UNDER THE COMPANY, 5BENGAL UNDER THE RAJ, 6 TOWARD INDEPENDENCE AND PARTITION, 7 A PROVINCE OF PAKISTAN, 8 DEMOCRACY, AUTHORITARIANISM, LIMITED DEMOCRACY, 1972-1982, 9 MILITARY RULE AND DEMOCRACY RESTORED, 1982-1996, 10 ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, 11 BANGLADESH IN THE WORLD SYSTEM, 12 DEMOCRACY OR AUTHORITARIANISM? DEVELOPMENT OR STAGNATION?

About the Author

Craig Baxter is professor emeritus of politics and history at Juanita College.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies