Nightmarch

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  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages
  • Nightmarch
  • Alpa Shah
  • English
  • 11 April 2017
  • 9353023866

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Nightmarch In 2010, just as the Indian government was stepping up its counterinsurgency operations in the country s Naxal affected areas, Alpa Shah set out on a seven night march with a guerrilla platoon across 250 kilometres of the same territory An anthropology professor, she wanted to understand why, against the backdrop of a shiny new India, the country s poor had shunned the world s largest democracy and united with revolutionary ideologues Dressed as a man in an olive green guerrilla uniform, Alpa was the only woman and the only person not carrying a gun in the platoon Her gritty journey reveals how and why people from very different backgrounds come together to take up arms to change the world but also what makes them fall apart Unfolding like a thriller and brought to life by Alpa s years of research and immersion into the daily lives of the tribal communities in a Naxal stronghold, Nightmarch is a reflection on economic growth, rising inequality, dispossession and conflict at the heart of contemporary India. Read Nightmarch Author Alpa Shah – johndore.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “Nightmarch

  1. Harshita Gupta says:

    This is the first book, I read on Naxalites rebels and Maoist tribes in India, though I ve read scores of articles and columns on Adivasi s surrenders, encounters, and conflicts between them and the government But I hardly understood, why the things were happening the way they happened So, now you know, there was this peculiar interest in picking up this book.In 2010, an anthropologist, Alpa Shah, was invited for taking interview of the most senior leader of the guerrilla army This invitation This is the first book, I read on Naxalites rebels and Maoist tribes in India, though I ve read scores of articles and columns on Adivasi s surrenders, encounters, and conflicts between them and the government But I hardly understood, why the things were happening the way they happened So, now you know, there was this peculiar interest in picking up this book.In 2010, an anthropologist, Alpa Shah, was invited for taking interview of the most senior leader of the guerrilla army This invitation extended to seven days long trek across the jungles from Bihar to Rajasthan, the central Indian areas of tribal and Adivasi people.The author accounts the journey of her stay with the Naxalites and Maoist guerrillas revealing their daily struggles, their existence, and the complexities of their life She also briefed out a little history that evoked Maoist revolution and insurgencies Sh...

  2. Moumita Roy says:

    Being a Bengali and born and brought up with Bengali books , the Word Naxal isn t new Our literature also has been effected by it I picked this book up with lots of expectation Because I haven t read any english book on this topic And yes this book don t make me feel like wasting time As I share my thoughts with my mother...

  3. Ronita Banerjee says:

    Name Nightmarch A journey into India s Naxal HeartlandsWritten By Alpa ShahPublished By HarperCollinsPages 326Review There are certain books in this world that takes you places and fulfills the promise of a memorable experience.Yet, those are the books that are toughest to review.Nightmarch by Alpa Shah kep...

  4. Shradha says:

    Alpa Shah has written a compelling, grounded and honest narrative of life with the Naxals in India This is a powerful read on finding freedom, and failures from within in the midst of repression and capitalism.

  5. Rutuja Ramteke says:

    Nightmarch By Alpa Shah Genre Non fictionPublisher Harper Collins.Introduction Alpa Shah set out on a seven night march with a guerrilla platoon across 250 kilometres An anthropology professor, she wanted to understand why, against the backdrop of a shiny new India, the country s poor had shunned the world s largest democracy and united with revolutionary ideologues Dressed as a man in an olive green guerrilla uniform, Alpa was the only woman and the only person not carrying a gun in the p Nightmarch By Alpa Shah Genre Non fictionPublisher Harper Collins.Introduction Alpa Shah set out on a seven night march with a guerrilla platoon across 250 kilometres An anthropology professor, she wanted to understand why, against the backdrop of a shiny new India, the country s poor had shunned the world s largest democracy and united wi...