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A Global History of the Creation of Bangladesh

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674728646

Publication Date: 11/12/2013

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368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 maps, 2 graphs, 1 table

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  • Prologue: The Chronicle of a Birth Foretold?
  • 1. The Turning Point
  • 2. Breakdown
  • 3. The Neighbor
  • 4. The Grand Strategists
  • 5. The Reluctant Russians
  • 6. Poster Child and Pariah
  • 7. Power and Principle
  • 8. The Chinese Puzzle
  • 9. Escalation
  • 10. Strange Victory
  • Epilogue: The Garden of Forking Paths
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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