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By Paul M. McGarr

ISBN-10: 1107008158

ISBN-13: 9781107008151

ISBN-10: 1107595509

ISBN-13: 9781107595507

The chilly warfare in South Asia presents the 1st entire and transnational historical past of Anglo-American relatives with South Asia in the course of a seminal interval within the historical past of the Indian Subcontinent, among independence within the overdue Forties, and the peak of the chilly struggle within the overdue Sixties. Drawing upon major new proof from British, American, Indian and jap bloc information, the booklet re-examines how and why the chilly conflict in South Asia developed within the means that it did, at a time whilst the nationwide leaderships, geopolitical outlooks and local aspirations of India, Pakistan and their superpower suitors have been in a nation of substantial flux. The booklet probes the criteria which inspired the governments of england and the us to paintings so heavily jointly in South Asia through the twenty years after independence, and indicates what merits, if any, Anglo-American intervention in South Asia's affairs brought, and to whom.

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