AUTHOR: Giridhar Dattareya Deshingkar
PRICE: Rs.675.00 / $18.5
EXTENT: 460 + XXVI (HB)
About the Book
Writing against the current is not easy, constantly recalling civilization perspective and historical trends to give special meaning to contemporary developments is even more difficult. These essays by Giri Deshingkar which provide comparative perspectives on India and China represent that uniqueness.
India-China relations during Nehru years are analyzed here keeping in view civilization concerns on the one hand, and the political characters of this relationship as non-antagonistic
On the other.
The volume containing essays written during the 1970s to 1990s by a scholars in thoroughly trained in Chinese language and history will be of interest to scholars in international politics, Asian studies, History, Political Science, Strategic studies as well as policy makers and general readers interested in understanding the evolution of the two large civilizations which have experienced continuous transformation.
About the Author
Giri Dattatreya Deshingkar was an one of the Indian’s leading China experts, a philosopher of science and an exceptional scholar on the history of China and India.
Deshingkar was a Senior Fellow at the centre for the study of Developing Societies, Delhi in 1978 and became its Director from 1987 to 1992.
A frequent commentator on current developments, he contributed to the shaping of an informed Indian opinion on China, he was the founder-editor of China Report in 1964, and its editor again at the time of his ultimately demise. He passed away on 2 November 2000.