BOOKS ON RECORD
What impact did the Partition have on Dhaka's book trade?
In this new digital series of articles, journalist and researcher Shamsuddoza Sajen revisits episodes of book history in Bengal.
The impact of the 1947 Partition was felt in every aspect of Dhaka's printing and publishing business, and the book trade in the new provincial capital took a momentous turn. How did it impact the booksellers, printers, and the material being published?
Read the first installment of this book history column in article form at the link below.