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1 BRECHER, Michael Struggle for Kashmir. Published under the auspices of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs and The Institute of Pacific Relations.
Ryerson Press / Canadian Institute of International Affairs / Institute of Pacific Relations, Toronto , 1953, 
BRECHER, Michael. The Struggle for Kashmir. Published under the auspices ofthe Canadian Institute of International Affairs and The Institute of Pacif ic Relations. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (September 1953). First Printing. Pp [i]-xii,1-211,(1). Map. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “The emergence of two independent states in the Indian sub-continent on August 15, 1947, was an event of major significance in contemporary world politics. India, by virtue of its power potential, and its role of leadershipin South Asia; Pakistan, because of its aspirations to Islamic leadership; and both countries because of their strategic locations, occupy pivotal po sitions in that part of the world. Among the many disputes arising between the two states within the past six years, the conflict over Kashmir has hadthe most serious repercussions. This area represents a most critical probl em in the relations between India and Pakistan, one which may well cause their downfall. The author here provides a comprehensive analysis of this impasse in the hope that it may contribute to the understanding of contemporary Asian and Commonwealth affairs.” - from the dj. Contents : 1. The background. 2. Partition, invasion and accession. 3. The importance of Kashmir to India and Pakistan. 4. The Kashmir dispute before the Security Council in 1948. 5. The role of the United Nations Commission 1948-1949. 6. The McNaughton proposals and the Dixon report 1950. 7. The Graham Mission, 1951-1953. 8. Kashmir in transition. 9. Consequences of the dispute. Very good in chipped dustjacket. 50.00

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