Download e-book for kindle: 1962 and the McMahon Line Saga by Claude Arpi

By Claude Arpi

ISBN-10: 1935501402

ISBN-13: 9781935501404

Fifty years in the past, India went via a sad occasion which has remained a deep scar within the country’s psyche: a border warfare with China.

During the author’s archival peregrinations at the Himalayan border, he is going into a few really little identified concerns, comparable to the checkered heritage of Tawang; the British India coverage in the direction of Tibet or even the chance for India to militarily protect the Roof of the World.

The writer additionally seems into why the govt nonetheless retains the Henderson Brooks file lower than wraps and what have been Mao’s motivations for ‘teaching India a lesson’.

Throughout this sequence of essays, the thread is still the Tibet-India frontier within the North-East and the Indo-Chinese conflict.

The extra one digs into this query, the extra one discovers that the total factor is in detail associated with the background of contemporary Tibet; relatively the prestige of the Roof of the area as a de facto self sustaining nation.

British India had a Tibet coverage, self sufficient India, did not.

This resulted in the unlucky occasions of 1962.

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