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Thakur, Vineet (2013) 'India's Diplomatic Entrepreneurism: Revisiting India's Role in the Korean Crisis, 1950-52.' China Report, 49 (3). pp. 273-298.

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Abstract

The article documents India’s involvement in the Korean crisis from 1950–1952. It argues that India’s ‘diplomatic entrepreneurism’ allowed it to become the interlocutor, mediator and adjudicator, all rolled into one, helping India to create a space of manoeuvre for itself in the fast polarizing international system. Jawaharlal Nehru expectedly is the main protagonist in this tale, yet it also seeks to bring forth contributions of other Indian diplomats which have generally been buried under Nehru’s weight, in studies on Indian foreign policy. Moreover, it responds to the call for a greater engagement with Indian diplomatic history, a field that is severely understudied.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of Politics & International Studies
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > Department of Politics and International Studies
ISSN: 00094455
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1177/0009445513502266
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2017 15:46
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/23898

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