David Ludden

Where is Assam?

Instead of accepting the nationalisation of everything through political cartographic boundaries, we can use geographical history to locate current social realities

Nov 15, 2005

Political maps and cultural territories

The earliest boundary between India and Bangladesh separated peoples of the hills and plains.

Jul 01, 2003

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