Kamal, A H Ahmed
This thesis looks at the career of the Muslim League in East Pakistan from 14 August
1947, the day it assumed political power, to the election of 8 March 1954, when it was
massively defeated by a newly-formed United Front. Exploring the decline of the
popularity of the League is one objective of the thesis. In the process, it also seeks to
explain the nature of 'politics' in East Pakistan. In particular, the emergence of a state bureaucracy with paternalistic and undemocratic tendencies, is...[Show more]
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