This important and timely volume not only explores the many strands and nuances of the chequered course of Indo-US relations, but offers pragmatic policy recommendations. The original essays by reputed scholars and analysts cover a wide range of fundamental issues affecting bilateral relations. The contributors maintain that the rapidly growing rapprochement between India and the United States could have far-reaching implications for peace and progress throughout Asia.
Harold A. Gould is a Visiting Professor in the Center for South Asian Studies at the University of Virginia. Previous to that he was Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Asian Studies at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. He received his Ph.D. in Anthropology at Washington University of St. Louis in 1959. Since going to India on a Fulbright Scholarship in 1954-1955, Dr Gould has made numerous research trips to India (with grants from the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Mental Health, the American Institute of Indian Studies, and the University of Illinois Research Board); he spent more than a total of ten years in the country spread over more than fifty years. His research and scholarly publications encompass every facet of Indian society and civilization that is relevant for a social scientist/social historian, including rural society, social stratification, local-level politics, electoral processes, and national and international politics. Arthur G Rubinoff is Professor in the Department of Political Science, University of Toronto.
Preface Introduction - Y K Malik and Ashok Kapur India and America - Engaging Each Other in a Changing World US-India Science and Technology Relations - Aqueil Ahmad A Socio-Political Analysis India and America - N Gerald Barrier A Half Century of Academic and Scholarly Exchange, 1947-99 Policy Retaliation and Inefficiency - S N Gajanan and S Radhakrishnan The Reasons Why - Harold A Gould The US Failure to Control the Nuclear Agenda in South Asia Indo-US Srategic Worldviews - Steven Hoffman Two Disengaged Culture, Two Distant Democracies - R S Khare Anthropological Notes on Indian and American Political Ethos Military Relations between the US and India - David J Louscher, Alethia H Cook and Victoria D Barto Assessment and Prospects India-US Economic Relations - Prem P Gandhi A Perspective US Economic Sanctions against Nuclear India - Baldev Raj Nayar Implications for Economic Liberalism and Democratic Peace Theory Coming of Age - Robert M Hathaway Indian-Americans and the US Congress Legislative Perceptions of Indo-American Relations - Arthur G Rubinoff Ideals or Self-Interest? The Indian Nuclear Deterrent and American Foreign Policy - James Sperling Indo-US Relations and the Kashmir Issue - Reeta Chowdhari Tremblay Index
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