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“This book is essential reading for anyone interested in international relations of South Asia.”—The International History Review

“The contributors present a literate, useful, and challenging book for students and scholars interested in international politics and in the first 50 years of India and Pakistan’s existence.”—Choice

Chapter List

Selig S. Harrison, Paul H. Kreisberg, and Dennis Kux

Part I. India
1. Politics: Democratic Progress and Problems
Paul Brass
2. Economics: Much Achieved, Much to Achieve
John Adams
3. Society: Growth and Inequity
Sonalde Desai and Katharine Sreedhar

Part II. Pakistan
4. Politics: A Nation Still in the Making
Robert LaPorte Jr.
5. Economics: Misplaced Priorities, Missed Opportunities
Marvin Weinbaum
6. Society: Progress and Challenges
Anita Weiss

Part III. Foreign and Security Policy
7. India: Policies Past and Future
Sumit Ganguly
8. Pakistan: Fifty Years of Insecurity
Thomas Thornton
9. The US, India, and Pakistan: Retrospect and Prospect
Stephen Philip Cohen

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