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Soldiers of Empire: Indian and British Armies in World War II

Tarak Barkawi (London School of Economics and Political Science)
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Language
English
Variant Title
Empire
ISBN
9781107169586, 1107169585, 9781316620656, 1316620654
Contents
  • Introduction: decolonizing the soldier
  • Part I : Colonial soldiers. Making colonial soldiers in British India
  • Unmaking an imperial army
  • Politics and prisoners in the Indian Army
  • Part II : Going to war. Defeat, drill, and discipline
  • Ritual, solidarity, and sacrifice
  • Battle
  • Part III : History and theory. The experience and representation of combat
  • Cosmopolitan military histories and sociologies.
Description
xvii, 321 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 282-314) and index.
Technical Details
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