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Kashmir, 1945-66 : from empire to the Cold War

  title={Kashmir, 1945-66 : from empire to the Cold War},
  author={Rakesh Ankit},
  • R. Ankit
  • Published 1 September 2014
  • Political Science
This thesis is a study of the international dimensions of the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan from before its outbreak in October 1947 till the Tashkent Summit in January 1966. By focusing on Kashmir’s under-researched transnational dimensions, it represents a different approach to this intractable territorial conflict. Concentrating on the global context(s) in which the dispute unfolded, it argues that the dispute’s evolution was determined by international concerns that existed… 

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  • Simon Hall
  • Political Science
    The Historical Journal
  • 2009
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