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The garrison state : the military, government and society in colonial Punjab 1849-1947

Author: Tai Yong Tan
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 2005.
Series: Sage series in modern Indian history, 8.
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Following the Mutiny of 1857, various factors impelled the British to turn to the province of Punjab in north-western India as the principal recruiting ground for the Indian Army. This book examines  Read more...

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Tan, Tai Yong.
Garrison state.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 2005
(OCoLC)607732137
Online version:
Tan, Tai Yong.
Garrison state.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 2005
(OCoLC)631352588
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tai Yong Tan
ISBN: 0761933360 9780761933366
OCLC Number: 57043090
Description: 333 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: A "return to arms" : colonial Punjab and the Indian army --
Recruiting in the Punjab : "martial races" and the military districts --
Garrison province at work : Punjab and the First World War --
Maintaining the military districts : civil-military integration and district soldiers' boards --
Managing the "martials" : control and concessions --
Securing the reins of power : politics and Punjab's rural-military elites --
The garrison state cracks : Punjab and the Second World War.
Series Title: Sage series in modern Indian history, 8.
Responsibility: Tan Tai Yong.
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