The Vanishing Traces: Vernacular Housing of the Chittagong Hill Tracts
By Iftekhar Ahmed
The Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh have seen a continuing ethnic conflict between Bengali settlers and the Tibeto-Burman tribal groups since independence. The tribal groups have been concentrated on the hills and their housing has been unique up until recently. Now influenced by those living in the valleys their housing is undergoing change.
This book documents the varied housing of eleven tribal groups before it disappears for good. It includes extensive photographs and drawings
White Lotus Press
Size 150 x 210 mm
105 pages, illustrated
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