Protracted Contest: Sino-Indian Rivalry in the Twentieth Centuryby John W. Garver
Ever since the two ancient nations of India and China established modern states in the mid-twentieth century, they have been locked in a complex rivalry ranging across the South Asian region -- a rivalry punctuated by numerous military confrontations and one outright war, frequent disagreements over national and international policies, and pervasive mutual suspicions. Despite some instances of cooperation, Sino-Indian relations have been characterized more by conflict than by friendship.
A well-crafted and incisive study of Sino-Indian relationsin the past half-century and more.
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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.
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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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