Frontiers, Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies in South Asia: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Frontiers, Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies in South Asia

1st Edition

By Kaushik Roy

Routledge India

252 pages

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Description

This book analyzes how the polities in South Asia constructed and managed frontiers from British times to the modern era. It claims that modern-day counter-insurgency (COIN) to a great extent can be traced back to the small war concept of late nineteenth century.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. British India, North-West Frontier and the Afghan ‘Problem’: Circa 1800–1913 2. British India’s North-East Frontier and Burma: 1772–1913 3. North-West and North-East Frontiers during the Two World Wars: 1914–45 4. North-West Frontiers of India and Pakistan: 1947–2013 5. Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies in North-East India: 1947–2013 6. Conclusion

About the Author

Kaushik Roy is Guru Nanak Professor, Department of History, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS027060
HISTORY / Military / Strategy
HIS048000
HISTORY / Asia / Southeast Asia
POL011000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies