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Published: 15 November 2019

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780190905903

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The Absent Dialogue

Politicians, Bureaucrats, and the Military in India

Anit Mukherjee

Modern South Asia

  • Provides an in-depth and comprehensive study of civil-military relations in India and makes sense of contemporary civil-military relations and of India's military power
  • Includes over 150 primary interviews with high ranking politicians, defense and military officials, recently available archival material, and internal government documents
  • Sheds new light on India's political and military history especially those pertaining to the premiership of Jawaharlal Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shastri and Indira Gandhi

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