Blood Island: A Review

Blood Island by Journalist Deep Halder is a breach on the canon of contemporary South Asian History which is dominated by a particular kind of scholar. The book is personal and speaks to the lived experience of the tragedy conveniently erased from the discourse. Unearthing the tragedy, breathes new life in to future work which can hopefully shape and shed life into events that were brushed under the carpet of progressive politics.

Oral History helps to preserve memories of the lived. Excellent approach which others should utilise as well.


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