Bangladesh’s War of Liberation-Historicising a Personal Narrative

The following is from a talk given by Colonel Nadir Ali at BRAC university in Dhaka in 2007.. Bangladesh’s War of Liberation Liberation War-Historicising a Personal Narrative December 16, 2014 0 2,619 Views |By Col Nadir Ali (Retd) , Pakistan Army| Former Pakistani Col Nadir Ali’s talks of his experiences from 1971 in Bangladesh at […]

Book Review: Islamic Empires- Fifteen Cities that Define a Civilization

Justin Marozzi: Islamic Empires: Fifteen Cities that Define a Civilization  One of the starkest contrasts between the Indic and the Islamic civilizations is the relative importance accorded to the urban. Dharmic philosophies place special emphasis on solitude- going off to the forest to meditate (vanaprasthashrama) and then eventually renouncing the material world (sanyasashrama) are considered […]