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Why the Sino-Indian border dispute is still unresolved after 50 years: A recapitulation

Maxwell, Neville


In its dying days the British Empire in India launched an aggressive annexation of what it recognised to be legally Chinese territory. The government of independent India inherited that border dispute and intensified it, completing the annexation and ignoring China's protests. The People's Republic of China (PRC) government, acquiescing in the loss of territory, offered diplomatic legalisation of the new boundary India had imposed in its North-East but the Nehru government refused to negotiate....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: China Report
DOI: 10.1177/000944551104700202


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