Neilesh BoseRecasting the Region: Language, Culture, and Islam in Colonial Bengal

Oxford University Press, 2014

by Ian Cook on February 18, 2015

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In his new book Recasting the Region: Language, Culture, and Islam in Colonial Bengal (Oxford University Press, 2014), Neilesh Bose analyses the trajectories of Muslim Bengali politics in the first half of the twentieth century. The literary and cultural history of the region explored in the book reveal the pointedly Bengali ideas of Pakistan that arose as an empire ended and new countries were born.

 

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