ISBN 9780143414452,Jangalnama: Travels In A Maoist Guerilla Zone

Jangalnama: Travels In A Maoist Guerilla Zone

Author:

Satnam

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Vishav

Publisher:

Pengiun Books

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ISBN 9780143414452
Publisher

Pengiun Books

Publication Year 2010
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780143414452

ISBN-10 0143414453
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 216 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Public health & preventive medicine

Maoist guerillas—always on the move, always on guard—living deep in the jungles of Bastar. Outlawed, demonized and hunted by the state, they are perceived with fear, incomprehension and terror by the outside world. Satnam spent two months in remarkable intimacy with the guerrillas: travelling with them, sharing their food and shelter, experiencing their lives first hand. Through his up-close and personal account of their daily lives, we register them as human, made of flesh and bone. We are persuaded to appreciate their commitment to root out oppression. Jangalnama is not merely a travelogue recording Satnam’s days in the jungle. It is a compelling argument to recognize the humanity of those in conflict with the mainstream of Indian society and to acknowledge their dream of a world free of exploitation.

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