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The longest August : the unflinching rivalry between India and Pakistan / Dilip Hiro.

Author/creator Hiro, Dilip
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoNew York : Nation Books, 2014.
Descriptionxvii, 503 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Contents The modish dresser meets the Mahatma -- Gandhi's original sin: injecting religion into politics -- The two-nation theory: a preamble to partition -- A rising tide of violence -- Born in blood -- The infant twins at war -- Growing apart -- Nehru's "forward policy": a step too far -- Shastri's tallest order: Pakistan's nightmare comes alive -- Indira Gandhi slays the two-nation theory -- Zulfikar Ali Bhutto: the savior of West Pakistan -- Islamist Zia Ul Haq, builder of the A-bomb -- Benazir-Rajiv rapport cut short -- Gate-crashing the nuclear club -- General Musharraf buckles under US pressure -- Nuclear-armed twins, eyeball-to-eyeball -- Manmohan Singh's changing interlocutors -- Competing for Kabul -- Shared culture, rising commerce -- Overview and conclusions.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 471-472) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2014045994
ISBN9781568587349 (hardcover)

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