The South Asia Papers: A Critical Anthology of Writings by Stephen Philip Cohen by Stephen P. CohenThe South Asia Papers: A Critical Anthology of Writings by Stephen Philip Cohen by Stephen P. Cohen

The South Asia Papers: A Critical Anthology of Writings by Stephen Philip Cohen

byStephen P. Cohen

Hardcover | April 12, 2016

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Stephen Philip Cohen, the scholar who virtually created the field of South Asian security studies, has curated a unique collection of the most interesting and important articles, chapters, and speeches from his fifty-year career. Cohen, often described as the “dean” of U.S. South Asian studies, is a dominant figure in the fields of military history, military sociology, and South Asia’s strategic emergence.

This exceptional collection includes material that have never appeared in book form, including Cohen’s original essays on the region’s military history, the transition from British rule to independence, the role of the armed forces in India and Pakistan, the pathologies of India-Pakistan relations, South Asia’s growing nuclear arsenal, and America’s fitful (and forgetful) regional policy. These original writings show how Cohen developed a still-relevant theory of regional conflict, and how his views evolved over the years—tracking the development of South Asian security studies.
Stephen Philip Cohen is a senior fellow in the India Project within the Foreign Policy program at Brookings. He joined Brookings after a career as a professor of political science and history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he created the world’s first program devoted to South Asian security studies. He was a m...
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Title:The South Asia Papers: A Critical Anthology of Writings by Stephen Philip CohenFormat:HardcoverDimensions:396 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:April 12, 2016Publisher:Brookings Institution PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0815728336

ISBN - 13:9780815728337

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Praise for Stephen Cohen's India: Emerging PowerSteve Cohen’s mastery of India, and India’s security and military strategy, and the dramatic changes which have taken place in India since Independence are well and clearly presented. . . .—Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering, former under secretary of state for political affairs and U.S. ambassador to IndiaCohen masterfully navigates through the complex features of India’s democracy to depict both continuity and change in a state that is growing more confident and more powerful. . . .—Ashley Tellis, Carnegie Endowment for International PeacePraise for The Idea of PakistanCohen is the United States’ leading analyst of South Asia, and this authoritative work of broad scope and meticulous research will surely become required reading on Pakistan.—Foreign AffairsA lucid, penetrating, and brilliantly constructed book on the state and nation of Pakistan. Cohen, an old South Asia hand, brings to the fore all his knowledge and expertise of one of America’s most important allies in the war against terror.—A Choice Outstanding Title