Bangladesh: Reflections on the Water - Novak, James J.
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"This is a love story based on the author's ongoing affair with anexotic land.... (Novak) captures the reader's attention, admiration and sympathy andthen describes straightforwardly the external and internal elements of thinking andpolicy that are detrimental to the country's survival." -- Foreign ServiceJournal ..". personal and well-informed analysis... Anotherfine addition to the 'Essential Asia Series'." --Asiaweek "This rich meditation on the land and people butespecially the waters of Bangladesh is a masterpiece of journalism." -- TheReader's Review ..". beautiful, even lyrical…mehr

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"This is a love story based on the author's ongoing affair with anexotic land.... (Novak) captures the reader's attention, admiration and sympathy andthen describes straightforwardly the external and internal elements of thinking andpolicy that are detrimental to the country's survival." -- Foreign ServiceJournal ..". personal and well-informed analysis... Anotherfine addition to the 'Essential Asia Series'." --Asiaweek "This rich meditation on the land and people butespecially the waters of Bangladesh is a masterpiece of journalism." -- TheReader's Review ..". beautiful, even lyrical account..." -- Orbis "As an introduction to Bangladesh this bookis invaluable... " -- Current History A positive and hopefulpresentation of Bangladesh by a writer who loves the country while recognizing itsmany faults. It is both a scholar's and an insider's view of Bangladesh, itshistory, geography, politics, and culture.
  • Produktdetails
  • Essential Asia
  • Verlag: INDIANA UNIV PR
  • Seitenzahl: 256
  • Altersempfehlung: ab 22 Jahre
  • Erscheinungstermin: September 1993
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 240mm x 163mm x 19mm
  • Gewicht: 549g
  • ISBN-13: 9780253341211
  • ISBN-10: 0253341213
  • Artikelnr.: 22176229
Autorenporträt
JAMES J. (JEREMIAH) NOVAK, a writer, has lived and traveled in Asia for thirty years. He was Resident Representative of The Asia Foundation in Bangladesh from 1982 to 1985 and has been a columnist and reporter for numerous newspapers and magazines.
Inhaltsangabe
Foreword by David I. Steinberg
Preface
1. The Scene
2. The Seasons
3. Pride and Poverty
4. Aspects of the Bangladeshi Mind
5. I Am the Cyclone; I Am Destruction
6. Further Tales of Murder and Politics
7. Bangladesh and the United States
8. Will Bangladesh Survive?
Investing and Visiting
Bibliographical Essay
Index