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India and Pakistan: Continued Conflict or Cooperation? (Hardback)

Stanley Wolpert

Edité par University of California Press, United States, 2010
ISBN 10: 0520266773 / ISBN 13: 9780520266773
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Titre : India and Pakistan: Continued Conflict or ...

Éditeur : University of California Press, United States

Date d'édition : 2010

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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Language: English . Brand New Book. Beginning in 1947, when India and Pakistan were born to conflict , renowned India scholar Stanley Wolpert provides an authoritative, accessible primer on what is potentially the world s most dangerous crisis. He concisely distills sixty-three years of complex history, tracing the roots of the relationship between these two antagonists, explaining the many attempts to resolve their disputes, and assessing the dominant political leaders. While the tragic Partition left many urgent problems, none has been more difficult than the problem over Kashmir, claimed by both India and Pakistan. This intensely divisive issue has triggered two conventional wars, killed some 100,000 Kashmiris, and almost ignited two nuclear wars since 1998, when both India and Pakistan openly emerged as nuclear-weapon states. In addition to providing a comprehensive perspective on the origin and nature of this urgent conflict, Wolpert examines all the proposed solutions and concludes with a road map for a brighter future for South Asia. N° de réf. du libraire AAH9780520266773

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Synopsis : Beginning in 1947, when 'India and Pakistan were born to conflict', renowned India scholar Stanley Wolpert provides an authoritative, accessible primer on what is potentially the world's most dangerous crisis. He concisely distills sixty-three years of complex history, tracing the roots of the relationship between these two antagonists, explaining the many attempts to resolve their disputes, and assessing the dominant political leaders. While the tragic Partition left many urgent problems, none has been more difficult than the problem over Kashmir, claimed by both India and Pakistan. This intensely divisive issue has triggered two conventional wars, killed some 100,000 Kashmiris, and almost ignited two nuclear wars since 1998, when both India and Pakistan openly emerged as nuclear-weapon states. In addition to providing a comprehensive perspective on the origin and nature of this urgent conflict, Wolpert examines all the proposed solutions and concludes with a road map for a brighter future for South Asia.

Critique: "An expert and brisk historical primer." -- Marc Tracy New York Times Book Review 20110102 "The analysis is insightful and the conclusions are inspiring." -- R. D. Long Choice 20110601 "The analysis is insightful and the conclusions are inspiring." Choice 20110420 "Comprehensive perspective on the origin and nature of this urgent conflict." Interaction / Bms Book News 20101010

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