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India and Pakistan

India and Pakistan
The First Fifty Years

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Selig S. Harrison, Paul H. Kreisberg, Dennis Kux, Paul Brass, John Adams, Sonalde Desai, Katharine Sreedhar, Robert LaPorte Jr, Marvin Weinbaum, Anita Weiss, Sumit Ganguly, Thomas Thornton, Stephen Philip Cohen
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  • Date Published: December 1998
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521645850

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  • One fifth of the world's people live in India and Pakistan. Looking back on their first fifty years of independence, leading specialists on South Asia assess their progress and problems, their foreign and defense policies and their relations with the United States. The three coeditors, who compare the achievements of India and Pakistan in a perceptive introductory overview, combine journalistic, diplomatic and academic experience. Selig S. Harrison served as South Asia Bureau Chief of the Washington Post, Paul H. Kreisberg is a former Deputy Chairman of the State Department's Policy Planning Council, and Dennis Kux is a former Director of the India Desk in the State Department.

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    "This book is essential reading for anyone interested in international relations of South Asia." The International History Review

    "The contributors present a literate, useful, and challenging book for students and scholars interested in international politics and in the first 50 years of India and Pakistan's existence..." Choice

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    Product details

    • Date Published: December 1998
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521645850
    • length: 230 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.34kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction Selig S. Harrison, Paul H. Kreisberg and Dennis Kux
    Part I. India:
    1. Politics: democratic progress and problems Paul Brass
    2. Economics: much achieved, much to achieve John Adams
    3. Society: growth and inequity Sonalde Desai and Katharine Sreedhar
    Part II. Pakistan:
    4. Politics: a nation still in the making Robert LaPorte Jr
    5. Economics: misplaced priorities, missed opportunities Marvin Weinbaum
    6. Society: progress and challenges Anita Weiss
    Part III. Foreign and Security Policy:
    7. India: policies past and future Sumit Ganguly
    8. Pakistan: fifty years of insecurity Thomas Thornton
    9. The US India, and Pakistan: retrospect and prospect Stephen Philip Cohen.

  • Editors

    Selig S. Harrison, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington DC

    Paul H. Kreisberg

    Dennis Kux


    Selig S. Harrison, Paul H. Kreisberg, Dennis Kux, Paul Brass, John Adams, Sonalde Desai, Katharine Sreedhar, Robert LaPorte Jr, Marvin Weinbaum, Anita Weiss, Sumit Ganguly, Thomas Thornton, Stephen Philip Cohen

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