Book Review - India and Asian Geopolitics: The Past, Present

Date of Award

Spring 8-1-2021

Document Type


Degree Name

MA in Geopolitics and International Relations


Department of Geopolitics & International Relations


In the current geopolitical scenario, Asia is central to world security and prosperity with an increased contestation in the maritime space. This shows rapid and possible power shifts in the world. The book "India and Asian Geopolitics: The Past, Present" by Shivshankar Menon outlines the story of India and its quest since independence in a changing Asia. The article is a review of this timely and insightful book that gives a clear understanding on the geopolitical structure of Asia from the past till present day from an Indian perspective.