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Hunza

A.G. Noorani

in India–China Boundary Problem 1846–1947

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780198070689
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199081202 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070689.003.0006
Hunza

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This chapter focuses on the boundary issues involving Hunza, which lies at the extreme western end of the Karakoram range. It shows how Hunza became the second front in Kashmir's boundary problem. Tension between four nations— Afghanistan, India, China, and Russia—came to a head in this region. This chapter reveals the complex diplomacies that ensured peace in the region.

Keywords: Kashmir; India; Hunza; Russia; Afghanistan

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