The Kashmir Dispute 1947–2012 is a book in two volumes which traces the complex history of the long-standing dispute, and the political discontent and dissent surrounding it
Volume 2 is a collection of the author’s articles published over the last five decades in various dailies, journals and books. Divided thematically into seven sections – The Indo–Pak Dispute, The Internal Dimension, Pakistan-Administered Kashmir, Russian Views on Kashmir and the Bomb, Foreign Models, and The Endgame – it provides an important perspective to the issues that are raised.
Through the two volumes of Kashmir Dispute 1947-2012, the author successfully brings to light many hitherto unknown or forgotten issues and facts relating to the troubled history of this state, supporting his arguments with a rigour that readers are sure to appreciate.
A.G. Noorani is an Advocate, Supreme Court of India, and a leading constitutional expert and political commentator. He is a regular columnist for Frontline and the author of numerous books, including Islam, South Asia and the Cold War (2012), Article 370: A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir (2011), Jinnah and Tilak: Comrades in the Freedom Struggle (2010), India–China Boundary Problem 1846–1947: History and Diplomacy (2010), Indian Political Trials 1775–1947 (2006), Constitutional Questions and Citizens’ Rights (2006), The Muslims of India: A Documentary Record (editor, 2003), Islam and Jihad: Prejudice versus Reality (2003), and The Babri Masjid Question 1528–2003: ‘A Matter of National Honour’, in two volumes (2003).