“Cartographic Aggression”: Media Politics, Propaganda, and the Sino-Indian Border Dispute

@article{Chervin2020CartographicAM,
  title={“Cartographic Aggression”: Media Politics, Propaganda, and the Sino-Indian Border Dispute},
  author={Reed H. Chervin},
  journal={Journal of Cold War Studies},
  year={2020},
  volume={22},
  pages={225-247}
}
  • Reed H. Chervin
  • Published 2020
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Cold War Studies
  • The middle of the twentieth century witnessed a serious border dispute between China and India. This article explores how these countries used multiple media (e.g., historical documents and film) to support their respective territorial claims. The two countries pursued similar authoritarian approaches by expanding their archival holdings, banning books, and selectively redrawing maps. They regarded dissenting views not only as incorrect but as national security threats. China and India policed… CONTINUE READING

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