[PDF / Epub] ✐ Known Turf ☃ Annie Zaidi – Diclofenac16.us

Known Turf 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.

[PDF / Epub] ✐ Known Turf  ☃ Annie Zaidi – Diclofenac16.us
  • Paperback
  • 280 pages
  • Known Turf
  • Annie Zaidi
  • English
  • 01 November 2017
  • 9380032447

    10 thoughts on “[PDF / Epub] ✐ Known Turf ☃ Annie Zaidi – Diclofenac16.us


  1. says:

    Loved the last paragraph of the book


  2. says:

    The Known Turf chronicles the journalistic adventures misadventures of the author She touches upon the myriad axes of oppression in the country class, caste, religion and gender Despite most of the issues covered were commonplace, she was able to introduce some nuances and some humour into them, especially the chapters about her encounters with the infamous Chambal dacoits, malnutrition, the Punjab migration saga and the Deras But it was her self critical reflections...


  3. says:

    I like the reporting from this journalist may it be columns in the newspaper or the experiences shared in this book and issues highlighted under the topics.


  4. says:

    Why i loved Known Turf A review, a statement India is noan underdeveloped nation No It is rising up the highest economic echelons and competing in a world as a torch bearer of the future As we shine the light on the many successes that we have lapped up in the last decade, we fail to pay enough consideration to the internal failures, many of which do not make it to the news as they are not titillating enough to hold a nation s attention Some that do are soon torn up and forgotten as Why i loved Known Turf A review, a statement India is noan underdeveloped nation No It is rising up the highest economic echelons and competing in a world as a torch bearer of the future As we shine the light on the many successes that we have lapped up in the last decade, we fail to pay enough consideration to...


  5. says:

    Reading this book felt like having a conversation with the author face to face Ms Zaidi uses research, experience and her own analysis to give sometimes hard hitting and sometimes heartfelt commentary on wide ranging subjects relevant to today s India She is equally at ease when talking about matters affecting tribes in Madhya Pradesh and about aspirational modern urban women The chapters on religion and women s rights were most earnestly written and best ones for me personally There are pa Reading this book felt like having a conversation with the author face to face Ms Zaidi uses rese...


  6. says:

    Among the best books I ve read this year As a reporter, Annie Zaidi goes to all sorts of places in the other India, and interviews some unforgettable characters who are struggling to live those affected by caste politics and discriminat...


  7. says:

    a fine book indeedannie zaidi quite effectively brings out various problems which are prevailing in india from corruption to poverty, from atrocities on women to the plight of dacoits in chambal etcetra Some of the facts will really make you sit n think about whether india is a democrati...


  8. says:

    Annie Zaidi takes you on a journey across India like never beforefrom the dacoits to the malnutrition problem in madhya pradesh to the dalit situation in punjab and finally the way women are treated in India A very engrossing read Brilliant stuff absolutely loved it.


  9. says:

    I enjoyed the book very much because of its insight into the lives of simple people who are discriminated against and who suffer from India s social problems As a journalist, Ms Zaidi has first hand experiences with such problems and she was able to portray them in a heartfelt way.


  10. says:

    A first hand report of the real India It covers a wide array of journeys and emotions I agree with some observations, disagree with some, but it is worth picking up to gain insights into the complexities that make India.

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