Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 January 2020

364 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190064341

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When Nehru Looked East

Origins of India-US Suspicion and India-China Rivalry

Francine Frankel

Modern South Asia

  • Consults never-before available original documents, the Nehru Papers at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library with permission of the Nehru family
  • Compares the Nehru Papers with Declassified Documents of the United States and archival sources from India, China, and Britain
  • Provides the most authoritative account of the origins of India-U.S estrangement and of India-China rivalry lasting beyond the Cold War and the difficulty of the United States and India in forging a strategic partnership to balance against China's rise in the 21st century
  • Presents new interpretations of Indian foreign policy that help readers understand the origins of problems currently confronting Asia