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Representations: Theater: Bangladesh
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An examination of theater in Bangladesh must be located in the geographic and socioeconomic context. This may be briefly stated thus: officially known as the People's Republic of Bangladesh, the country extends over 147, 570 square kilometers of territory, nudged at the tip of the Bay of Bengal, with the eastern part of India enclosing it on three sides. The country is a flat alluvial plain dissected by numerous rivers, and the labor and culture are predominantly intertwined with agriculture. Mo…

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Ahmed, Syed Jamil, “Representations: Theater: Bangladesh”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 23 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICSIM_0671>
First published online: 2010



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