The Trauma and The Triumph: Gender and Partition in Eastern India
Edited by Jasodhara Bagchi, Subhoranjan Dasgupta
8185604649 | PB | pp. 284 | 2003 | Bhatkal and Sen
The collection of works discuses the trauma the partition of 1947 caused on the people in Eastern India.
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In this book, the trauma of the partition of 1947 in Eastern India is discussed explicitly in a way that has not happened before. The lack of overt public discourse has meant that people outside Bengal have the tendency to believe that the impact was very much less on the people in the eastern region, In truth, the sufferings, the loss of life, livelihoods and of shelter were very real but of a different nature from the fast-moving horror of the Punjab. It seemed more like an oozing wound that seemed not to heal than a one-time clear severance of a limb.
Focusing on what women experienced, felt and witnessed, the editors have drawn upon interviews with women who were uprooted, on diaries, memoirs and creative literature. The book provides an invaluable discussion on the displacementm rape, loss and why women pay the price.
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About the Editors
Jasodhara Bagchi is the Chairperson of the West Bengal Commission for Women.
Subhoranjan Dasgupta is Professor, Human Sciences, Institute of Development Studies, Kolkata.
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