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Engaging the World: Indian Foreign Policy since 1947

Sumit Ganguly

Abstract

Over the past two decades, India has emerged as a rising power with growing economic capabilities and increased military prowess. Engaging the World explains the evolution of India’s foreign relations from 1947 to the present day, taking into consideration international, domestic, and individual circumstances. Using a multilevel analytical framework to organize each chapter, the book provides a comprehensive survey of India’s relations with its immediate neighbours, key states in the international order, three major Western European countries, and countries and regions that lie athwart India. ... More

Keywords: Indian foreign policy, Sino-Indian tensions, Simla Agreement, Lahore Declaration, Tashkent Agreement, Look East policy, non-alignment, disarmament, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Belgrade, Marshall Tito, Gamal Abdel Nasser, decolonization, Kargil War, Bangladesh, refugees, 1971 war, 1962 war, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger, forward policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199458325
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458325.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sumit Ganguly, editor
Professor, Political Science and Rabindranath Tagore Chair in Indian Cultures and Civilizations, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

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Introduction

SUMIT GANGULY, NICOLAS BLAREL

Part One India and South Asia

2 Indo-Sri Lanka Relations

ESWARAN SRIDHARAN

3 India–Bangladesh Relations

SHIBASHIS CHATTERJEE

Part Two India and the Major Powers

5 The Indo-US Entente

DEVIN T. HAGERTY

6 India’s China Policy

MANJEET S. PARDESI

7 India and Russia

VIDYA NADKARNI

Part Three India and West Europe

Part Four India’s Extended Horizons

12 India and Southeast Asia

ISABELLE DE SAINT-MÉZARD

Part Five India’s External Policies