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East of India, South of China: Sino-Indian Encounters in Southeast Asia

Amitav Acharya


East of India, South of China is an incisive analysis of the ebbs and flows of the geopolitical fortunes of India and China—the two Asian giants—in Southeast Asia. Amitav Acharya charts the key events and turning points in the triangular relationship between India, China, and Southeast Asia since the times of Jawaharlal Nehru, and unravels its importance in the construction of the Asian and global strategic order. The book shows how India’s pre-eminent role in designing the regional architecture in Asia was diluted after the Bandung era, especially post the Sino-India War in 1962, and how, by ... More

Keywords: India, China, Southeast Asia, Look East, ASEAN, new global order, Asian order, US–Japan–China relations, India–China–Southeast Asia relations, regional leadership

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199461141
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461141.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Amitav Acharya, author
Distinguished Professor, School of International Service, American University, Washington, DC, USA.