Tibet: When The Gods Spoke India Tibet Relations (1947-1962) Part 3 (july 1954 - February 1957) by Claude ArpiTibet: When The Gods Spoke India Tibet Relations (1947-1962) Part 3 (july 1954 - February 1957) by Claude Arpi

Tibet: When The Gods Spoke India Tibet Relations (1947-1962) Part 3 (july 1954 - February 1957)

byClaude Arpi

Hardcover | August 21, 2019

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Volume 3 of this series "India-Tibet Relation" looks into the consequences of the Chinese presence on the Tibetan plateau. Ironically, the period 1954-1957 saw the first Chinese intrusions into Indian territory, particularly in Barahoti, a small flat grazing ground in today's Uttarakhand. On the diplomatic front, it starts with the Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai's visit to Delhi in June 1954, followed by Jawaharlal Nehru's trip to Beijing in October; at the end of 1956. It culminates with the visit of the Dalai Lama and the Panchen Lama, accompanied by Zhou, to Delhi for the 2500th anniversary of the birth of the Buddha. We witness the slow erosion of the Tibetan control over the Land of Snow's administration and the rapid building of roads towards the Indian borders...including through the Aksai Chin of Ladakh.
Claude Arpi was born in 1949 in Angoulême, France. Since 1974, he is settled in South India. He is the author of several books and more than one thousand articles on Tibet, China, India, defence and border issues and Indo-French relations. Claude Arpi holds the Field Marshal KM Cariappa Chair of Excellence of the United Service Institu...
Title:Tibet: When The Gods Spoke India Tibet Relations (1947-1962) Part 3 (july 1954 - February 1957)Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:592 pages, 9.2 × 6.33 × 1.66 inShipping dimensions:9.2 × 6.33 × 1.66 inPublished:August 21, 2019Publisher:Vij Books IndiaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9388161564

ISBN - 13:9789388161565


Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction01 The First Incursions: the Case of Barahoti02 The First Months after the Agreement and Zhou's Visit to India03 Nehru's Important Visit to Beijing04 Cartographical Aggression: the Implications for India05 No Escort Anymore: the Earlier the Better06 Winding-up is Not Easy07 Tibet's Slow Incorporation Starts08 Tibet's Assimilation Continues July - December 1955 09 Developments in Tibet: Implications for Sikkim 10 The Foreign Secretary in Tibet 11 India's Relations with Bhutan 12 The Foreign Secretary's Visit to Bhutan 13 The pressure is Mounting on the Borders 14 The Advance in the Subansiri Sector of NEFA 15 The Uprising in Eastern Tibet 16 The Changes in Western Tibet 17 On the Indian Side of the Himalaya: The Situation in Tawang 18 Kushok Bakula's Tour in Tibet 19 The Life of the Consul General of India in Lhasa 20 The Preparatory Committee of the Tibetan Autonomous Region 21 Will the Dalai Lama Visit India? 22 In the Land of the Buddha 23 A Milestone in the Relations Between India and Tibet? 24 When Men Become Desperate they Consult the Gods 25 Some Conclusions: Hoping Against Hope Annexure Index