India and Southeast Asia (Routledge Revivals)

Indian Perceptions and Policies

By Mohammed Ayoob

© 1990 – Routledge

120 pages

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About the Book

This title, first published in 1990, provides a close contextual analysis of how influential Indian policy-makers have perceived India's interests within the ASEAN region since Indian independence in 1947. Placing these perceptions in the context of India's broad strategic and foreign policy framework, Ayoob analyses the policies which had emerged by the close of the 1980s and stresses the close link between the futures of the two regions. Including a thorough analysis of superpower involvement, as well as Indian relations with Indonesia, Vietnam and Cambodia, this is a comprehensive study of great value to students with an interest in Indian and Southeast Asian history and diplomacy.


`… This is a shrewd, stimulating and much needed account of the position of Southeast Asia in Indian foreign policy since Indian independence in 1947.' - Asian Affairs

`It provides an excellent introduction to the subject.' - Pacific Review

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. India’s Foreign Policy Framework and Strategic Perspective 2. Southeast Asia’s Importance in Indian Foreign Policy: the Background 3. Southeast Asia in Indian Foreign Policy: Moving into the 1980s 4. India, China and Southeast Asia 4. India, China, and Southeast Asia 5. India, Indonesia, and Vietnam: Coincidence of Interests? 6. India, and the Kampuchean Issue 7. India, the Superpowers, and Southeast Asia 8. India and Southeast Asia: Concluding Remarks; Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / Diplomacy
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies