Forgotten Wars: The End of Britain's Asian Empire

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This extraordinary book is a vivid, highly original account of the creation of a new Asia after the Second World War - an unstoppable wave of nationalism that swept the British Empire aside. It tells the definitive story of how India, Pakistan, Burma and Malaysia came into existence and how British interference in Vietnam and Indonesia fatally shaped those countries' futures.

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Forgotten Wars Provides an account of the creation of an Asia after the Second World War - an unstoppable wave of nationalism that swept the British Empire aside. This book tells the story of how India, Pakistan, Burma and Malaysia came into existence and how British interference in Vietnam and Indonesia fatally shaped those countries' futures. Full description

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The story is told with a refreshing candour... [an] outstanding narrative account of the end of empire (, Richard Overy, author of THE DICTATORS)

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