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India from Colony to Nation-State: A Re-Reading of India's Foreign Policy in Southeast Asia, c.1945-1955

@inproceedings{Carnell2012IndiaFC,
  title={India from Colony to Nation-State: A Re-Reading of India's Foreign Policy in Southeast Asia, c.1945-1955},
  author={Matthew A. Carnell},
  year={2012}
}
  • Matthew A. Carnell
  • Published 2012
  • Political Science
  • Indian independence in August 1947 came through par tition and the transfer of power to Congress. India inherited a region destabilised by this partition and an economy in desperate need of reconstruction and development. I ndia also entered into a world fundamentally destabilised by the end of the Second World War, the onset of the Cold War and the re-imposition of European colonial authorit y in Southeast Asia. Within this context and in an attempt to disassociate India’s internati o l… CONTINUE READING