Politics of the Indian Ocean Region : The Balances of Power. First Edition

By: VALI, Ferenc A.

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VALI, Ferenc A. Politics of the Indian Ocean Region : The Balances of Power. New York : The Free Press / London : Collier Macmillan Publishers Limited, (1976). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xv,(1),1-272. Maps in text. 8vo, blue cloth, light blue lettering to front & spine. Papadakis, International Law of the Sea: A Bibliography 3872; Gotthold, Indian Ocean: World Bibliographical Series 375. Ferenc A. Váli (b. May 25, 1905, Budapest - d. November 19,1984 in the US) a Hungarian specialist in International Law. Chapters : 1. Historical Survey [Introduction - Culture and Power before the Portuguese - Dutch, British, and French Rivalry - Britain Conquers India - Pax Britannica] over the Indian Ocean - World War I and World War II] ; 2. Geography and Geopolitics [The Geographic Setting - Discovery of the Indian Ocean Region - The Geopolitical Setting - Is the Indian Ocean Region a Geopolitical Unit? - Physical Geographic Unity? - Historical Legacy - Geostrategic Considerations]; 3. Balance of Power in the indian Ocean [Power Balance and PowerVacuum - Local Balances of Power - Role of Nonregional Powers - Nonregiona l Powers and Their Bases - Alternative to Power Balance? The Zone of Peace Move]; 4. The Southeast [Australia - Indonesia - Malaysia - Singapore - TheMalacca and Singapore Straits - Thailand]; 5. Subcontinent India and Its N eighbors [India - Pakistan - Bangladesh - Sri Lanka - The Maldives - The Himalayan States: Nepal, Bhutan, and Sikkim - Burma - Afghanistan]; 6. Countries of the Persian Gulf [Iran - Iraq - Kuwait - Saudi Arabia - Bahrain and Qatar - United Arab Emirates - Oman - The Strait of Hormuz]; 7. The Horn ofAfrica and the Red Sea Countries [Ethiopia - Somalia - French Territory of Afars and Issas - The Strait of Bab el Mandeb - People's Republic of South ern Yemen - Yemen Arab Republic - Sudan - Egypt, Israel, Jordan and Saudi Arabia - Kenya]; 8. The Southwest [Republic of South Africa - Botswana, Lesotho, and Swaziland - Rhodesia - Mozambique - Zambia - Malawi - Tanzania - Malagasy Republic - The Seychelles, the Comoros, and Réunion]; 9. The Strategic Triangle: U.S.A., U.S.S.R., and China [American Presence - Soviet Presence - Soviet Interest - American Interest - Rivalry or Coexistence - China and the Indian Ocean; 10. Residual Colonials and the Principal Outsider: Britain, France, Portugal, and Japan [British Interest in the Indian Ocean - French Interest in the Indian Ocean - The End of Portugal's Indian Ocean Empire- Japan's Interest in the Indian Ocean]; 11. Oil, Shipping and the Law of the Sea [Oil-rich and Oil-poor Countries - Oil and the Balance of Power - Shipping and Its Protection - Territorial Waters and Straits - The Archipelago Concept - The Continental Shelf and Resource Jurisdiction]; 12. The Weight of Balances [The Role of Superpowers - Regional Powers, Great and Small - Neutralization and Denuclearization - The Indian Ocean and the CentralBalance of Power]. With appendices and index. Very good 30.00

Title: Politics of the Indian Ocean Region : The Balances of Power. First Edition

Author Name: VALI, Ferenc A.

Categories: 82,

Publisher: Free Press , New York / London , 1976, ISBN:0029330807:

Seller ID: 105957

Keywords: NAUTICAL INDIA LAW OF THE SEA LOSTU AFRICA INDIAN OCEAN SHIPPING HISTORY KUWAIT,