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This chapter explores the processes of documenting the narratives of wartime rape from the perspective of the Enayetpur birangonas and through their notion of “talkable history.” This and the following chapters focus on the ethnographic engagement with the women, their families, their communities, the village of Enayetpur, and its surrounding areas during an initial eight-month period of fieldwork in western Bangladesh. The contradictory subject positions of the war heroines show that they are trying to carve out their own definition of being a birangona. Also, the interplay between the local and national actors shows the conditions under which the...

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