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The McMahon Line

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/9780198070689.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on boundary issues involving the McMahon Line. In Ladakh the boundary has remained undefined. In the north-east of India, however, the McMahon Line, drawn up in 1914, represents ... More


The Sino-Indian Border Problem

Tien-sze Fang

in Asymmetrical Threat Perceptions in India-China Relations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095958
eISBN:
9780199082667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095958.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This Chapter deals with the long-standing boundary question. China and India have paid a high price for the unresolved border dispute, which significantly undermined relations between the two ... More


The Genesis

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/9780198070689.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter traces the roots of the boundary dispute between India and China. Britain acquired in its boundary problem with China, when in 1846, it added to its sprawling Empire the State of Jammu & ... More


India-China War, 1962

Francine R. Frankel

in When Nehru Looked East: Origins of India-US Suspicion and India-China Rivalry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190064341
eISBN:
9780190064372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064341.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Opposing perspectives among key policymakers account for India’s failure to prepare for the possibility of an attack by China to enforce its claim lines on the northern border. Prime Minister Nehru, ... More


Different Worlds: US and Indian Policies toward Nationalist Movements in Asia, Communist Victory in China, and the Chinese Claim to Tibet

Francine R. Frankel

in When Nehru Looked East: Origins of India-US Suspicion and India-China Rivalry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190064341
eISBN:
9780190064372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064341.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Nehru considered the establishment of Mao’s People’s Republic of China an event of historical importance, transcending the Cold War and signaling the resurgence of free Asia. But China had never ... More


Other Northeastern States: Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, and Arunachal Pradesh

Govind Bhattacharjee

in Special Category States of India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460830
eISBN:
9780199086528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460830.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter describes the situations under which the special category status was accorded to these five northeastern states. Meghalaya was carved out of Assam in 1972, and the union territories of ... More


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