Boundary, sovereignty, and imagination: Reconsidering the frontier disputes between British India and Republican China, 1914–47

  title={Boundary, sovereignty, and imagination: Reconsidering the frontier disputes between British India and Republican China, 1914–47},
  author={Hsiao-ting Lin},
  journal={The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History},
  pages={25 - 47}
  • Hsiao-ting Lin
  • Published 2004
  • History
  • The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History
In April 1960 a joint communiqué was made by the Chinese and Indian prime ministers, in which the two agreed to investigate into the outstanding boundary question that had been haunting the two nations since the colonial period. One year later a joint investigative report was produced in which both Beijing and New Delhi endeavoured to verify their ‘traditional positions’ on the contentious and ill-defined Tibet-Assam frontier territories, known as Northeast Frontier Agency (NEFA). By resorting… Expand
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