New PDF release: Culture, Conflict and the Military in Colonial South Asia

By Kaushik Roy,Gavin Rand

ISBN-10: 1138206725

ISBN-13: 9781138206724

This booklet bargains assorted and unique views on South Asia’s imperial army heritage. not like triumphing stories, the chapters within the quantity emphasize either the very important position of tradition in framing imperial army perform and the a number of cultural results of colonial army carrier and engagements. the quantity spans from the early East India corporation interval via to the second one global conflict and India’s independence, exploring issues comparable to the army within the box and at relaxation, in addition to reading the consequences of imperial deployments in South Asia and around the British Empire. Drawing greatly on new archival learn, the e-book integrates formerly disparate money owed of imperial army historical past and increases new questions about tradition and operational perform within the colonial Indian Army.

This paintings should be of curiosity to students and researchers of recent South Asian background, battle and strategic stories, army background, the British Empire, in addition to politics and foreign relations.

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