Aspects of India's International Relations, 1700 to 2000: South Asia and the World

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Jayanta Kumar Ray
Pearson Education India, 2007 - 634 pages
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This Volume Is A Modernist Study Of India'S International Relations, Which Traverses Pre-Colonial, Colonial And Postcolonial Perspectives. Its Fourteen Chapters Discuss Varied Subjects Related To South Asia'S Regional And International Relations, Like: (I) The Institutionalization Of British Paramountcy In India And Its Effect On The Region'S External Relations, As Well As Indigenous Responses To Colonial Rule (Ii) The Influence Of Domestic Variables Upon India'S International Relations (Iii) The Interspersing Of Ethnic, Economic And Religious Factors In The Making Of The British Indian Empire, And Later, Of The Indian State (Iv) The Paradigms Of Nature, Culture, State-Making On The One Hand, And Political Ecology And Cultural Politics Of Natural Resources On The Other (V) The Changing Character Of Foreign Corporate Involvement In India (Vi) The Development Of Science And Technology In India And The Activities Of The Armed Forces In India (Vii) The Fostering Of Formal Arrangements Such As Saarc Or Safta In South Asia And Informal Challenges To India'S Security From Non-State Actors (Viii) The Economic, Political And Cultural Consequences Of Globalization For India During The Imperial-Colonial Phases (Ix) The Evolution, In Creative Writing, Of A Discourse On The World Outside India And On India'S Relationship With It. This Volume Will Be Of Interest To Scholars And Students Of South Asian Studies, History, Political Science And International Relations, And Defence Studies.
 

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Contents

Colonial Dominance and Indigenous Response
25
Immigrant Communities
59
Ideological and Institutional Focus of Independent India
99
Identity Ideology and Conflict
127
Borders
173
The Environmental Factors in the Indian Subcontinental History c 17002000
257
Multinationals
275
Science and Technology in India
311
Armies and Wars
369
Institutionalization of the Regional Space in South Asia
429
Informal Challenges to Security and Responses
481
17502000
515
Literary Culture and Indias
583
Index
597
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