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About the authors

Subrata Banerjee

Subrata Banerjee: Journalist, diplomat, Author, editor and broadcaster, did his masters in English Literature from Calcutta university. After a brief teaching assignment at Visvabharati, he joined the armed forces. He saw active service with the 14th Army in Burma and in Indo-China (Vietnam). His career in journalism began with his assignment as war correspondent in the army. After the RIN strike, he took a premature release from the army. A spell of 14 years in advertising, marketing and public relation followed, before he returned to journalism as Assistant Editor of the Illustrated Weekly of India, which he also edited for a brief period. A government assignment followed in the wake of the liberation war in Bangladesh, first as Director, Information and Public relations, Government of West Bengal and then us Counsellor (Information) with the Indian High Commission at Dhaka. He returned to India to join The Economic Times as its Assistant Editor in New Delhi. On retirement he joined the Indian Institute of Mass Communication as a professor and designed its Diploma course in Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations. He later joined the centre for research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID), Chandigarh, first as Editorial Consultant, then as Editor of the centre’s quarterly journal, Man & development, of which he is now Chairman of the Editorial Board. he has been associated with CRRID for 25 years. He broadcast regularly for a number of years; wrote and narrated commentaries for a number advertising documentaries and wrote the script of a national award-winning documentary on Indian Postage Stamps for Films Division. Subrata Banerjee has authored, Vietnam Struggles for freedom, advertising in Small newspapers, RIN Strike, Bangladesh, Non-Alignment Today, Tryst with Time (Poems); translated the recruit, Post-war Revolt of the Rural Poor in West Bengal; and edited Culture and Communication, Secularism and Indian Polity and Haskar memorial Volumes I, II and III.

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Amiya Kumar Bagchi

Renowned economist and historian Amiya Kumar Bagchi was educated at Presidency College, Calcutta, and Trinity College, Cambridge, UK. He has taught and researched at Presidency College, Calcutta; University of Cambridge, UK; Cornell University USA; University of Bristol, UK; Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Paris; Roskilde University, Denmark; and University of Naples, Italy. He has been director of the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta. Professor Bagchi has authored Private Investment in India 1900-1939 (Cambridge University Press, 1972), The Political Economy of Underdevelopment (Cambridge University Press, 1982), Public Intervention and Industrial Restructuring in China, India and Republic of Korea (ILO, ARTEP), and a four-volume history of India's oldest and biggest commercial bank, State Bank of India (published by Oxford University Press and Sage). He has edited, among others, the following volumes: (with Nirmala Banerjee) Change and Choice in Indian Industry (1981), New Technology and the Workers'Response (1995), Economy and Organization: Indian Institutions under the Neo-liberal Regime (1999), Democracy and Development (1995), and (with R. Bhargava and RL Sudarshan) Multiculturalism, Liberalism and Democracy (1999).

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Title Fragments of Time: Memoirs of a Romantic Revolutionary
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2017
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788185835861
length xx+494p., 8 Unnumbered Pages of Plates; Illustrations Black and White; 24cm.