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The limits of British influence : South Asia and the Anglo-American relationship, 1947-56

Author: Anita Inder Singh
Publisher: London : Pinter Publishers ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text assesses the impact on Britain's international position of the transfer of power to India and Pakistan in the context of the Cold War and its "special" relationship with America. It shows  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Inder Singh, Anita.
Limits of British influence.
London : Pinter Publishers ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 1993
(OCoLC)610566777
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anita Inder Singh
ISBN: 1855671603 9781855671607 031209955X 9780312099558 071851484X 9780718514846
OCLC Number: 27682691
Description: xvi, 309 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Decolonisation in South Asia and its aftermath, 1947-9 --
2. Britain, the US and South Asia, 1947-9: priorities, perceptions and the cold war --
3. Diplomatic or military containment? India, the Korean conflict and the Anglo-American relationship, 1950-3 --
4. Britain and the US jostle over Pakistan --
and Middle East defence, 1950-4 --
5. India, the cold war in Indochina, and the Anglo-American relationship, 1954-6 --
6. The limits of influence.
Responsibility: Anita Inder Singh.

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