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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 battle with China.

During the author’s archival peregrinations at the Himalayan border, he is going into a few fairly little identified concerns, akin to the checkered historical past of Tawang; the British India coverage in the direction of Tibet or even the prospect for India to militarily shield the Roof of the World.

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

Throughout this sequence of essays, the thread continues to be 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 full factor is in detail associated with the background of recent Tibet; fairly the prestige of the Roof of the realm as a de facto self reliant nation.

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

This resulted in the unlucky occasions of 1962.

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