1971

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Harvard University Press, Nov 12, 2013 - History - 368 pages
The war of 1971 that created Bangladesh was the most significant geopolitical event in the Indian subcontinent since partition in 1947. It tilted the balance of power between India and Pakistan steeply in favor of India. Srinath Raghavan contends that the crisis and its cast of characters can be understood only in a wider international context.
 

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Contents

The Chronicle of a Birth Foretold?
The Turning Point
Breakdown
The Neighbor
The Grand Strategists
The Reluctant Russians
Poster Child and Pariah
Power and Principle
Escalation
Strange Victory
The Garden of Forking Paths
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index
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