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The Cold War in South Asia : Britain, the United States and the Indian subcontinent, 1945-1965 / Paul M. McGarr.

Author/Creator:
McGarr, Paul M., 1969-
Publication:
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 391 pages ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
South Asia -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
South Asia -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
South Asia -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- South Asia.
United States -- Foreign relations -- South Asia.
Cold War.
India -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
Pakistan -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
Contents:
India, Pakistan and the early Cold War, 1947-1957
Eisenhower, Macmillan and the "new look" at South Asia, 1958-1960
The best of friends: Kennedy, Macmillan and Jawaharlal Nehru
Upsetting the apple cart: India's "liberation" of Goa
Allies of a kind: Britain, the United States and the 1962 Sino-Indian War
Quagmire: the Anglo-American search for a Kashmir settlement
Realigning India: western military aid and the threat from the north
The other transfer of power: Britain, the US and the Nehru-Shastri transition
A bumpy ride: Harold Wilson, Lyndon Johnson and South Asia
Triumph and tragedy: the Raan of Kutch and the 1965 Indo-Pakistani War
Conclusion: the erosion of Anglo-American power in India and Pakistan.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781107008151 (hardback : alk. paper)
1107008158 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
828481117