❰Reading❯ ➶ Known Turf Author Annie Zaidi – Oknalubliniec.eu Known Turf Is A Collection Of Essays That Slides Between Genres, Moving From Reportage To Travel To Memoir And Back The Author Recounts Her Experiences As A Reporter Covering Stories As Diverse As The Decline Of The Dacoit In Chambal, Hunger, Female Foeticide, And The Seeming Resurgence Of Sufism In Punjab She Goes On To Explore Starvation, Particularly Amongst A Primitive Tribal Community In Madhya Pradesh And Weavers In Uttar Pradesh, And The Ugly Failures That Permit Such Extremes Of Hunger In A Nation That Is Than Able To Feed Itself The Discovery Of Desperate Poverty In Punjab Comes Pegged To An Explosive Caste Dynamic That Has Caused Much Religious Controversy In Recent Times The Book Is Unflinching As It Makes The Connections Between Economic, Crippling Social Disempowerment And The Moral Pressures That Make For A Society Where Millions Of Girls Are Killed At, Or Before, Birth However It Is The Stories Of Humble Folk Tortured By Hunger, Discriminated Against For Reasons Of Caste, Or Gender That Linger.
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- 280 pages
- Known Turf
- Annie Zaidi
- 26 April 2018 Annie Zaidi