Frontiers, Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies in South Asia
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Frontiers, Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies in South Asia

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This book uses cross-cultural analysis across Eurasia and Afro-Asia to trace the roots of contemporary border disputes and insurgencies in South Asia. It discusses the way frontiers of British India, and consequently the modern states of India and Pakistan, were drafted through negotiations backed up by organized violence, showing how this concept found its fruition in present-day counter-insurgency measures.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 19.05mm | 408.23g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • CRC Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138892521
  • 9781138892521
  • 2,230,512

About Dr. Kaushik Roy

Kaushik Roy is Guru Nanak Professor, Department of History, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.show more

Table of contents

Maps. Glossary. Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1. British India, North-West Frontier and the Afghan 'Problem': circa 1800-1913 2. British India's North-East Frontier and Burma: 1772-1913 3. North-West and North-East Frontiers during the Two World Wars: 1914-45 4. North-West Frontiers of India and Pakistan: 1947-2013 5. Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies in North-East India: 1947-2013. Conclusion. Bibliography. About the Author. Index.show more