Full Spectrum Paperback – by Arjun Subramaniam

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Full Spectrum Paperback – by Arjun Subramaniam

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ HarperCollins India (5 June 2022)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 496 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9394407138
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-9394407138
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 550 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 20.3 x 25.4 x 4.7 cm

 

 

 

The armed forces have played a key role in protecting India's sovereignty and raising its stature as a stable democracy and responsible regional power. Though the nation's soldiers, sailors and airmen occupy a special place in people's hearts, standard narratives of contemporary Indian history rarely cover the military dimension. In his first book, India's Wars: A Military History, 1947-1971, Arjun Subramaniam attempted to set this right by taking readers on a journey until the liberation of Bangladesh in 1971.

Full Spectrum: India's Wars, 1972-2020 takes the story forward. It is a sweeping account of war and conflict in contemporary India over the past five decades. Covering every major operation that the armed forces have participated in - including the Kargil conflict of 1999, insurgencies in the north-east, terrorism and proxy wars in Jammu and Kashmir, separatist violence in Punjab, the IPKF intervention in Sri Lanka, and the continued stress along the LoC and LAC - it fuses the strategic, operational, tactical and human dimensions of war and conflict into a racy narrative that reflects their changing character in modern times.

As deeply researched and passionately written as the previous volume, this is a befitting sequel that brings up to date a unique endeavour to offer a fresh take on independent India's history.

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