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Author Raghavan, Srinath, author.

Title 1971 : a global history of the creation of Bangladesh / Srinath Raghavan
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Harvard University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (358 pages) : map
Contents Prologue : the chronicle of a birth foretold? -- The turning point -- Breakdown -- The neighbor -- The grand strategists -- The reluctant Russians -- Poster child and pariah -- Power and principle -- The Chinese puzzle -- Escalation -- Strange victory -- Epilogue : the garden of forking paths
Summary Argues that the breakup of a two-winged Pakistan was not inevitable and that the foreign relations of the Cold War and nascent globalization had an important effect on the war in 1971 that resulted in that breakup
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes In English
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Subject India-Pakistan Conflict, 1971.
HISTORY -- Modern -- 20th Century.
HISTORY -- Asia -- India & South Asia.
Politics and government
Bangladesh -- History -- Revolution, 1971.
South Asia -- Politics and government.
South Asia.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2013012267
ISBN 0674731298
Other Titles Global history of the creation of Bangladesh