Pitfalls in India’s Aid-Diplomacy
Balraj Mehta
INDIA'S AID DIPLOMACY IN THE THIRD WORLD by Dewan C. Vohra Vikas Publishing House, New Delhi, 1980, 331 pp., 125.00
Nov-Dec 1980, volume 5, No 11/12

The work under review was originally a Ph. D. dissertation. It assembles a lot of material which is useful for a study of India’s economic relations with other countries after Independence, more espe­cially with the countries of the Third World. But it gets lost in details and the essential thrust of the thesis is weak­ened in the process. The attempt at scholarship is somewhat pedantic and lacks spontaneity.

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