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War and Secession: Pakistan, India, and the Creation of Bangladesh

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A decade after the 1971 wars in South Asia, the principal decisionmakers were still uncertain why wars so clearly unwanted had occurred. The authors reconstruct the complex decisionmaking process attending the break-up of Pakistan and the subsequent war between India and Pakistan. Much of their data derive from interviews conducted with principal players in each of the cou ...more
Paperback, 350 pages
Published August 13th 1991 by University of California Press (first published January 1st 1990)
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Brilliant book. Shows the machinations at work behind the scenes and also sheds light on the Kashmir conflict. For all Indians and Pakistanis who are fed their own versions of history, this is a must read.
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