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Two Schools on the Boundary

A.G. Noorani

in India–China Boundary Problem 1846–1947

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070689
eISBN:
9780199081202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070689.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the two schools that emerged in the internal debate over boundary. One school favoured the Kuen Lun range as the boundary; the other, the Karakoram range. This chapter also ... More


15 August 1947

A.G. Noorani

in India–China Boundary Problem 1846–1947

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070689
eISBN:
9780199081202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070689.003.0011
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter reviews the status of India's boundaries as of 15 August 1947. It also considers propositions, based on the history of boundary-making, that are of direct relevance to the policies ... More


The Dreaming Spires of the Karakoram

Mike Searle

in Colliding Continents: A geological exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199653003
eISBN:
9780191918247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199653003.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

Travelling by bus across the northern areas of Pakistan on my way back to England after our first climbing expedition to Kulu in 1978, I remember it being hot, dry, and dusty down in the plains of ... More


Combining Land and Water in Upper Indus: Sai Valley, Gilgit, Pakistan

Sher Ahmed and Tor H. Aase

in Climate Change and the Future of Himalayan Farming

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199475476
eISBN:
9780199097739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199475476.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Science, Technology and Environment

Villages in Sai catchment in Gilgit-Baltistan were integrated into mainstream Pakistan when the Karakoram Highway was completed in the 1980s. Previous to the road, local food security depended solely ... More


The Silk Roads

Robert N. Wiedenmann and J. Ray Fisher

in The Silken Thread: Five Insects and Their Impacts on Human History

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197555583
eISBN:
9780197555613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197555583.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter shows how in early antiquity the universal appeal of silk spread across Eurasia through a trade network known as the Silk Roads. Silk inspired the economic exchange of trading goods, ... More


Colonial Conquest

Jagjeet Lally

in India and the Silk Roads: The History of a Trading World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197581070
eISBN:
9780197583296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197581070.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

The final three chapters scrutinise the impact on Indo-central Asian trade on the conquest and incorporation of the Eurasian interior into the British and Russian empires, typical of the penetration ... More


The Trade Across the Roof of the World

Andrew Small

in The China-Pakistan Axis: Asia's New Geopolitics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190210755
eISBN:
9780190235703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210755.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Sino–Pakistani economic relations have been, broadly speaking, underwhelming. The exception has been infrastructure “mega-projects” financed by huge sums from Chinese state banks. Insecurity in ... More


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