Seventy Years in a Shaky Subcontinent

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Janus Publishing Company Lim, 1999 - Bangladesh - 392 pages
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An account of the author's experiences in the Indian sub-continent, living through a period of partition and independence, with an introduction to political developments and a socio-economic scenario.
 

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Contents

Queen Homeo Hall
3
No 6 Beniapukur Lane
18
Little Flower Day School
27
No 471 Gorachand Road
37
St Xaviers School
44
Images of a bygone era
56
More images of a bygone era
63
Of train journeys in a bygone era
69
Down to work
212
My father Khan Bahadur Asaduz Zaman
220
Doctors in distress
232
beginnings in Pakistan
237
No room in the boat
244
Pathology sessions at a London medical school
249
Flying close to the fringes of history
253
ffl PAKISTAN IS DISMEMBERED BANGLADESH IS BORN
259

War exodus to Buraich
78
Presidency College
84
A family catastrophe
90
End of the Second World War
96
Medical College
102
The Great Calcutta Killing
110
The cultural divide
117
Bengal is divided
122
MAKING THE MOST OF RARE OPPORTUNITIES
129
Life in a placid city
131
the early years
135
At Dhaka after Partition
143
A Fulbright veteran remembers
150
Matters of some satisfaction
155
The making of a pathologist
160
More about the making of a pathologist
168
Game of musical chairs
175
Turmoil at home viewed from USA
179
Our first sea voyage
186
Home sweet home
192
A decade after Partition
197
An eventful trip
205
Too little too late
261
My friend Mamun Mahmud
269
Hospital under army siege
273
Shaken up
278
Ayub Yahya and Bhutto help dismember Pakistan
281
Remembering 1971
290
Subregistrar and homeopath
300
the name of the game
304
A matter of gentle persuasion
311
Have a laugh at me
317
Dynamism in the health sector in early postliberation days
323
No regrets
329
Working for WHO
337
WHOs modus operandi
343
death of a dreaded disease
349
Dark deed in Dhaka viewed from Delhi
356
Uncle Momen
366
The class of 1945
371
Some dear old friends
381
Are we worthy of the martyrs of 1971?
387
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