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The Sino-Indian War of 1962: New perspectives

Westcott, S. (2017) The Sino-Indian War of 1962: New perspectives. Contemporary South Asia, 25 (4). pp. 451-452.

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With the recent standoff on the Doklam Plateau reviving memories of the 1962 war between China and India, The Sino-Indian War of 1962 could not have been better timed in its publication. Das Gupta and Lüthi specifically identify that their book seeks to depart from the often partisan and event-focused discussions of the Sino-Indian war, and instead explore the domestic and international contexts within which it occurred and its aftermath (1–2). In order to do so, the editors have brought together an eclectic mix of eminent historians and researchers to add to their own contributions, providing a wide-ranging, if not completely comprehensive, survey of the issues surrounding the 1962 War…

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School Of Business and Governance
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
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