Warpaths: The Politics Of Partition

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Warpaths: The Politics Of Partition

By Robert Schaeffer
Hill and Wang, 1990
306 pp. $22.95
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The division of states-as in Korea, Vietnam, India-Pakistan-Bangladesh-was advanced as an equitable way of devolving political power to competing national groups. But, this work argues, it has frequently resulted in new conflict and sometimes great-power intervention. In this original and broadly sweeping analysis, the author presents the basis of what might be a theory of partition and makes a strong case against the separation of peoples as a solution to group conflict.

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