Fellows' Presentation

Development as Diplomacy

India and the Superpowers in the Early Cold War

Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony RinaldoDavid C. Engerman is conducting research on American and Soviet aid to India in the 1950s and 1960s. Using sources from more than a dozen archives in four countries, he will explore the ways in which the competition among superpowers to aid newly independent nations revealed important elements—and key contradictions—of the global Cold War.