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The Aftermath of the 1899 Offer

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/9780198070689.003.0009
The Aftermath of the 1899 Offer

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This chapter discusses the status of the boundary dispute after 1899. China consistently avoided a boundary settlement without spelling out clearly its objections to any agreement. Hunza was exclusively under British control and had become a vassal of Kashmir when the Mir received a sanad from the Maharaja and agreed to bear allegiance to him and to pay an annual tribute. In the Aksai Chin the boundary remained undefined.

Keywords: boundary agreement; boundary settlement; Mir of Hunza; Aksai Chin

Chapter.  5976 words.  Illustrated.

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