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The 1899 Offer to China

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/9780198070689.003.0008
The 1899 Offer to China

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This chapter discusses the background to the MacDonald Line. It was for the first time that the Government of India offered a precise boundary line on 14 March 1899. It also discusses the Ardagh Line as well as the diplomacy involving these suggested boundaries in Russia, China, and India.

Keywords: MacDonald Line; Ardagh Line; India; boundary line; Russia

Chapter.  18941 words.  Illustrated.

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