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India's Rise to Power in the Twentieth Century and Beyond - Sandy Gordon

India's Rise to Power in the Twentieth Century and Beyond

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Published: 14th November 1994
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`...sober and extremely well-researched book.' - Inder Malhotra, Business World `...very detailed and up-to-date account.' - Richard Newman, Times Higher Education Supplement This book examines the economic and technological basis for India's rise to power and the political factors that shape the nature of the power it will develop into. It shows that while India has concentrated on many of the scientific and technical capabilities that serve the needs of a rising power, it has not been able to achieve a balanced process of development. This imbalance feeds sub-national political discontent and undercuts the very power that India has sought to acquire, thus delaying her rise to power.

Acronyms - List of Figures, Tables, Maps - Preface - Introduction - PART 1: THE MEANS TO POWER - Indian Science and Technology and the Defence Industries - Arming India - The Economy and Defence - Performance and Prospects - PART 2: LIMITS TO POWER - Instability and Power - The Roots of Instability - Politics, Instability and the South Asian Setting - Consequences of Instability - Breaking the Vicious Circle - PART 3: THE CONTEXT OF POWER - South Asia and the End of the Cold War - India and South Asia - The Southwest Asian Nexus - India 'looks East' - India as an Indian Ocean Power - Conclusion - Bibliography - Index

ISBN: 9780333631966
ISBN-10: 033363196X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 414
Published: 14th November 1994
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 3.5
Weight (kg): 0.68
Edition Number: 11