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Bengali language movement to Bangladesh by Anwar S. Dil

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Published by Intercultural Forum, Ferozsons in Islamabad, Lahore .
Written in English



  • Bangladesh


  • Language planning -- Bangladesh -- History -- 20th century,
  • Language policy -- Bangladesh -- History -- 20th century,
  • Bengali language -- Reform,
  • Bangladesh -- Politics and government

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [717]-736) and index.

StatementAnwar Dil and Afia Dil.
ContributionsDil, Afia.
LC ClassificationsP119.32.B3 D55 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination743 p. :
Number of Pages743
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6813602M
ISBN 10969001577X
LC Control Number00281971

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