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My Myanmar years: a diplomat's account of India's relations with the region

By: Malik, Preet.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Sage Publications 2016Description: xviii. 237 p.ISBN: 9789351506270.Subject(s): Ambassadors - India - Biography | Political geography - Burma | India - Foreign relations - Burma | Burma - Politics and government - Strategic aspects | China - Foreign relations - BurmaDDC classification: 327.540591092 Scope and content: "The Indian legendary texts call it Suvarna Bhumi or the Golden Land; its colonial masters called it Burma and its military government renamed it as Myanmar. Whatever the name might be, the country has long been in India's cultural, historical and political consciousness. Essentially a foreign policy document, this book deals in detail with the geostrategic importance and relevance of Myanmar to India's Look East Policy, as narrated by India's ambassador to Myanmar during 1990-1992. It is partly anecdotal and partly historical in nature, providing a first-hand account of Myanmar's political turbulence and India's changing policies under three different governments" (http://www.sagepub.in/books/Book249690?siteId=sage-india&prodTypes=any&q=9789351506270&pageTitle=productsSearch)
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Table of Contents:


1. A Rough Landing: 1990

2. Let’s Go to History First

3. The Rice Bowl of the British Empire

4. Burma, the Hermit Republic!

5. From Nehru to Rajiv

6. Of Mistrust, Mutual Discord and Disenchantment

7. The Security Issue and the Indian Approach: 1992

8. China in between India and Myanmar: 1991–1992

9. Thawing of Relations: 1992–2010

10. Getting Closer, but not Claustrophobic

11. Developments after the 2008 Constitution

12. Myanmar in the Post-2010 Election Period

13. The Position of the Ethnic Minorities

14. Internal Conflict and the Security Issue

15. The Bigger Brother: China in Myanmar

16. China–Myanmar Relations: 1948–1988

17. India–China–Myanmar Matrix: Post 1988

18. President Thein Sein and the Changing Face of Myanmar

19. The Economic Future of Myanmar

20. Of Burma’s Past and Myanmar’s Future



"The Indian legendary texts call it Suvarna Bhumi or the Golden Land; its colonial masters called it Burma and its military government renamed it as Myanmar. Whatever the name might be, the country has long been in India's cultural, historical and political consciousness. Essentially a foreign policy document, this book deals in detail with the geostrategic importance and relevance of Myanmar to India's Look East Policy, as narrated by India's ambassador to Myanmar during 1990-1992. It is partly anecdotal and partly historical in nature, providing a first-hand account of Myanmar's political turbulence and India's changing policies under three different governments"

(http://www.sagepub.in/books/Book249690?siteId=sage-india&prodTypes=any&q=9789351506270&pageTitle=productsSearch)

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