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Protracted Contest: Sino-Indian Rivalry in the Twentieth Century

Protracted Contest: Sino-Indian Rivalry in the Twentieth Century

by John W. Garver
     
 

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Ever since the two ancient nations of India and China established modern states in the mid-20th century, they have been locked in a complex rivalry ranging across the South Asian region. Garver offers a scrupulous examination of the two countries’ actions and policy decisions over the past fifty years. He has interviewed many of the key figures who have

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Ever since the two ancient nations of India and China established modern states in the mid-20th century, they have been locked in a complex rivalry ranging across the South Asian region. Garver offers a scrupulous examination of the two countries’ actions and policy decisions over the past fifty years. He has interviewed many of the key figures who have shaped their diplomatic history and has combed through the public and private statements made by officials, as well as the extensive record of government documents and media reports. He presents a thorough and compelling account of the rivalry between these powerful neighbors and its influence on the region and the larger world.

Editorial Reviews

India Weekly
A well-crafted and incisive study of Sino-Indian relationsin the past half-century and more.

Booknews
Over the past 25 years, Carver (Georgia Institute of Technology) has spent much time in China and India engaged in a number of scholarly projects about these two countries. This book is based on his first- hand knowledge of the region, extensive interviews with key players in the area, government documents, media reports, and pubic and private statements made by officials. Carver examines the often-tense relations between China and India following their nearly-simultaneous establishment as independent nations over 50 years ago. Military conflicts are presented and discussed, as are the nonmilitary policies of the two rivaling nations, as each seeks to control this region of the world. The book is intended for historians, political scientists and government analysts concerned with China, India and South Asia. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780295995915
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Publication date:
07/16/2015
Pages:
462
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.19(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Allen S. Whiting
This is an awesome book in every respect—-research, analysis, and presentation. Garver's superb combination of political science, physical travel, Chinese language sources, and personal interviews informs the reader at every page.

Meet the Author

John W. Garver teaches at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Among his other books are Face Off: China, the United States, and Taiwan's Democratization and Foregn Relations of the People's Republic of China.

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