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  • Title: Land of Two Rivers: A History of Bengal from the Mahabharata to Mujib
  • Author: Nitish Sengupta
  • ISBN: 9780143416784
  • Page: 482
  • Format: Paperback

  • A history of Bengal from earliest recorded times to the creation of Bangladesh Key Features Quotes A scholarly yet extremely accessible account of the development of Bengal Rich in scope as well as in influence, the book sketches the eventful and turbulent history of Bengal s identity About the Book Land of Two Rivers A History of Bengal from the Mahabharata to Mujib LanA history of Bengal from earliest recorded times to the creation of Bangladesh Key Features Quotes A scholarly yet extremely accessible account of the development of Bengal Rich in scope as well as in influence, the book sketches the eventful and turbulent history of Bengal s identity About the Book Land of Two Rivers A History of Bengal from the Mahabharata to Mujib Land of Two Rivers chronicles the story of one of the most fascinating and influential regions in the Indian subcontinent The confluence of two major river systems, Ganga and Brahmaputra, created the delta of Bengal an ancient land known as a centre of trade, learning and the arts from the days of the Mahabharata and through the ancient dynasties During the medieval era, this eventful journey saw the rise of Muslim dynasties which brought into being a unique culture, quite distinct from that of northern India The colonial conquest in the eighteenth century opened the modern chapter of Bengal s history and transformed the social and economic structure of the region Nitish Sengupta traces the formation of Bengali identity through the Bengal Renaissance, the growth of nationalist politics and the complex web of events that eventually led to the partition of the region in 1947, analysing why, despite centuries of shared history and culture, the Bengalis finally divided along communal lines The struggle of East Pakistan to free itself from West Pakistan s dominance is vividly described, documenting the economic exploitation and cultural oppression of the Bengali people Ultimately, under the leadership of Bangabandhu Mujibur Rahman, East Pakistan became the independent nation of Bangladesh in 1971 Land of Two Rivers is a scholarly yet extremely accessible account of the development of Bengal, sketching the eventful and turbulent history of this ancient civilization, rich in scope as well as in influence About the Author Nitish Sengupta Academician, administrator and politician, Nitish Sengupta is
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    Commentaires:

    Arghya Dutta
    The book "Land of Two Rivers" by Nitish Sengupta mainly focuses on the political history of Bengal since the time of Mahabharata and, roughly, to the 1970 s and the author has done a great job in documenting the major political upheavals that Bengal went through in this broad time period. From the title of the book, I expected to get a somewhat broader view of the history of Bengal , but, nevertheless, it was an enjoyable read. Particularly, I liked the detailed and remarkably balanced discussio [...]

    Riju Ganguly
    This is a rarity: a history book that I found to be unputdownable! Although brief & hasty at times, and definitely devoid of the 'larger picture' that we have come to associate with N.R.Roy thanks to his encyclopaedic work, this is a splendid snapshot of something very close to our heart, our motherland through the ages. In these days, when all of History appears rather 'Roshomon'-esque, with feeble truths getting hidden & obscured by boldness of unreliable narrators, such a book is defi [...]

    Aniruddha Basak
    A lovely lovely book. A concise book that covers the history of Bengal from the earliest times of pre-Aryan civilization to the birth of Bangladesh. Though I haven't finished it yet, I feel the author has maintained an unbiased perspective. Very well researched.Though it covers mainly the political history, from the earliest ruling dynasties and the conquests to the fight for independence in the modern era under the British powers and the partitions, and then under the oppression of the West-Pak [...]

    Shirin bagchi
    This is my first reading of history of Bengal.I liked the pacing and details in the book. Thanks to Mr.Sengupta, i now know my roots.

    Abhishek Ganguly
    Extremely well researched history of Bengal. Extremely monotonous. More of a text book than readable history.

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