JOURNAL
O F
THE ASIATIC SOCIETY OF BANGLADESH
(HUMANITIES)

Vol. 58   
No. 2 
December 2013

 

 

 

 

Editor

Harun-or-Rashid

Associate Editor

Sabbir Ahmed

 

                                             

ASIATIC SOCIETY OF BANGLADESH

 

EDITORIAL  BOARD

Chairperson                                  Professor Khondoker Bazlul Hoque
Members                                      Professor Abdul Momin Chowdhury
                                                     Professor Perween Hasan
                                                     Professor Akmal Hussain
                                                     Professor Fakrul Alam
                                                     Professor Md. Akhtaruzzaman
Editor                                            Professor Dr. Harun-or-Rashid
                                                       

Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities), is published by the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh in June and December every year. Scholarly articles relating to Peoples and Nature of Asia are considered for publication in the Journal. It also receives books for reviewing.

Correspondence : All correspondence may be addressed to: Editor, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities), 5, Old Secretariat Road, Nimtali, Ramna, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh.

Telephone  : (880+2) 9576391, E-mail: asiaticsociety.bd@gmail.com
Website     :  www.asiaticsociety.org.bd                                                                                                                         

 

Published by                     The Asiatic Society of Bangladesh

Price                                 Tk. 200.00 (Two hundred taka)

ISSN                                  1015-6836

 


Guidelines for Contributors

Articles to be submitted for publication in the journal should be printed, double-spaced on one side of A4 size paper with generous margins, and should not normally exceed 10,000 words and be sent in duplicate together with a CD in MS Word. A quotation that will run more than fifty words should be set off as a single-spaced, double-indented paragraph. Notes and references should be numbered consecutively throughout and be placed at the foot of the page. Tables should be given separate numbers in the manuscript, such as Table 1, Table 2, etc. with running headings. Illustrations, graphs and charts should be drawn in deep blue ink on thick drawing papers clearly and legibly within the printing area with appropriate legends.

Notes and References should be cited as under:
1.     P.J. Marshall, Bengal: The British Bridgehead, The Cambridge History of India, (Cambridge 1987), p. 77.
2.     Willem Van Schendel, ‘Economy of the Working Classes’. Sirajul Islam (ed.), History of Bangladesh 1704-1971, Vol. II, (Economic History), (Asiatic Society of Bangladesh 1992), pp. 542-99.
3.     W.H. Morris-Jones, “Pakistan Post-Mortem and the Roots of Bangladesh”, Political Quarterly, Vol. 18 (April-June), 1972, pp. 187-200.

DECLARATION

A manuscript which is concurrently under consideration by another journal or press or which has been published elsewhere will not be considered for publication in the Journal.
The author of a paper will sign a declaration to the effect that (i) the work submitted has been written by him/her; s/he takes public responsibility for the content of the paper; (iii) the content of the paper has not been published before in any referred journal or has not been submitted to such journal for publication; and (iv) s/he accords consent to the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh to publish the paper.

BOOK REVIEW

Books sent to the journal for review should be given in duplicate.


CONTENTS

CHINA TRANSFORMED AND AWAKENED: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN THE NEW CENTURY
Yue-man Yeung

UNDERSTANDING OF POLITICAL SECULARISM IN
A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE: FRANCE, USA,
TURKEY AND INDIA

Shantanu Majumder 

REVISITING BANGLADESHI NATIONHOOD: WALKING ALONG GLOBAL, GLOCAL AND LOCAL PATHWAY
Faheem Hasan Shahed 

SOCIAL CHANGES IN CONTEMPORARY BANGLADESH
Monirul I. Khan 

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN THE GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK: BANGLADESH PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AT FORTY
Mohammad Mohabbat Khan 

URBAN GOVERNANCE IN BANGLADESH: THE POST INDEPENDENCE SCENARIO
Nazrul Islam 

GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF DHAKA NORTH: 1971-2011
Sharif uddin Ahmed and Farzana Ahmed Mohuya 

FOUR DECADES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF BANGLADESH: AN ASSESSMENT
Mohammed Helal and Md. Amzad Hossain

UNPUBLISHED GOLD COIN OF ŚAŚĀNKA IN THE BANGLADESH NATIONAL MUSEUM
Shariful Islam

MIGRATION, URBANIZATION AND POVERTY IN DHAKA, BANGLADESH
Shahadat Hossain

Book Review

 GAUR, THE MEDIEVAL CITY OF BENGAL
Abdul Momin Chowdhury

FORGOTTEN ALLY: CHINA’S WORLD WAR II, 1937-1945

Ruksana Kibria