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China’s economic progress and military assertiveness have assumed the centrestage of strategic discussions in India, as indeed it has elsewhere. 

Published: 25th February 2017 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th February 2017 02:26 PM   |  A+A-

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China’s Great War Machine in the Sino-Indian Context
By: Lt Gen Gautam Banerjee
Publisher: Penguin Random
Price: Rs 895;  Pages: 182


China’s economic progress and military assertiveness have assumed the centrestage of strategic discussions in India, as indeed it has elsewhere. 
If innovatively and audaciously harnessed, the terrain could play a major role in stalling China’s PLA juggernaut.

Aurangzeb: 
The Man and the Myth 
By: Audrey Truschke
Publisher: Penguin
Price: Rs 399;  Pages: 216


Aurangzeb, the sixth Mughal emperor, is widely reviled in India today. Hindu hater and religious zealot are just a handful of the modern caricatures of this ruler. However, there is an untold side of him as a man who strove to be a just, worthy king. In this bold biography, the author debates with a fresh look at the emperor.

The Book of Indian Dogs 
By: S Theodore Baskaran
Publisher: Aleph
Price: Rs 499;  Pages 148


It is the first comprehensive book on Indian dog breeds in over 50 years. It features 25 breeds that most breeders and dog fanciers agree constitute the country’s canine heritage. Divided into three groupings, the book talks about each breed and gives information on their characteristics, uses and origins.

Mission Overseas: Daring Operations by the Indian Military
By: Sushant Singh
Publisher: Juggernaut
Price: Rs 299;  Pages 216


Mission Overseas is a recreation of three key, yet forgotten, Indian operations overseas that showcase the Indian military’s ability to perform surgical operations abroad.

This timely book uses confidential Army records and interviews with all major players on the battlefield.

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