Rites Of Passage: Border Corssisngs, Imagined Homelands, India's East and Bangladesh
This book is a serious study of the situation in the Northeast— and that includes Bangladesh. And no better man could have been found to write about the area and its people than Sanjoy Hazarika. What sets the book apart is its focus on migrants not as just numbers but people for whom border crossing is an inevitable necessity.
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