Nationalism, Fundamentalism and Democracy in Bangladesh B. K. Jahangir ISBN 984 8127 18 6 2002 126pp 215x136mm HB Tk.200.00 US$20.00
This book contains essays for discussion and amendment. The author has tried to describe and analyse one of the most enduring issues of our time in order to facilitate a different understanding of the event. The effects of nationalism, militarism, fundamentalism and democracy manifest themselves as a powerful pressure with significant effects on our human environment. It has widened the gap between concern and decision and has impassibly divided Bangladesh society. Here, in the various essays, he has simply attempted to take a particular position and explore a situation of complicated struggle that reaches into every aspect of our lives.
B. K. Jahangir is a committed social scientist. His wilting offers a vision of politics and culture. A widely traveled person, B. K. Jahangir has taught in various universities, including Dhaka, Sussex, Syracuse, Konstanz and Ecole Des Hautes Etudes En Science Sociale. His interest in art and literature is incisive.