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Author Gould, Harold A. (Harold Alton), 1926-

Title The South Asia Story : the First Sixty Years of US Relations with India and Pakistan / Harold A. Gould
Published New Delhi : SAGE India, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (136 pages)
Contents World War II and the Roosevelt administration -- The Truman administration (1945-1953) -- The Eisenhower administration (1953-1961) -- The Kennedy administration (1961-1963) -- The Johnson administration (1963 to 1969) -- The Nixon administration (1969-1974) -- The Ford administration (1974-1977) -- The Carter administration (1977-1981) -- The Reagan admin: (1981-1989) -- The Bush -1 administration (1989-1993) -- The Clinton administration (1993-2001) -- The Bush-2 administration (2001-2009)
Summary This book deals with the complex and changing U.S. relations with India and Pakistan in the sixty years since World War II. It carries a series of brief sketches on how twelve U.S. presidents, starting with Franklin Roosevelt, perceived and dealt with South Asia. The author proposes that though there are broad historical patterns in which the policies and decisions of these American presidents can be classified, yet their unique personalities and ideological predispositions also played a role in the political choices they made. Since none of them ever had any substantial experience with South
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Subject India -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Pakistan -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- India.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Pakistan.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 8132105508