1. India's Look East Policy
1.1. An Outcome of India's Economic Liberalization
1.2. East Asian States' Interest in India's Overtures
1.3. The Impetus for the Look East Policy: Catching up with the Regionalization of the World
2. Evolution of Trade and Investment Flows
2.1. Trade and Investment Flows between India and North-East Asia
2.2. The Economic Interactions between India and South-East Asia
2.3. People-to-People Networks between India and East Asia
3. Challenges to the Look East Policy
3.1. The Limitations of India's Economic Opening
3.2. East Asia's Misgivings about India
3.3. The Look East Policy Challenged by the Asian Crisis
4. Ideological Underpinnings
4.1. Back to the 1930s and 1940s: India's pan-Asian Dreams
4.2. India's Asianism in the 1990s: Catching up with the 'New Asia'
4.3. The Hindu Nationalist Approach
5. Institutional Integration
5.1. Some Successful Forays in South-East Asia
5.2. India's Exclusion from the Core of East Asian Regionalism
6. Cultural and Religious Links
6.1. The Indian Civilization on the Periphery of the 'New Asia'
6.2. India as a Minor Source of Inspiration for Asianism
7. Harmonizing the Strategic Environment
7.1. Changes in the ASEAN's Perceptions
7.2. An Indian Counterweight to China's Might?
8. Integrating Defence Interests
8.1. A Growing Strategic Influence in Asia
8.2. India's Integration in the ARF
9. India's Nuclearization and the Changed Security Dynamics
9.1. The Repercussions of India's Nuclear Tests in Asia
9.2. Towards a Concert of Powers in Asia?