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The military in British India : the development of British land forces in South Asia, 1600-1947

Author: T A Heathcote
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, ©1995.
Series: Manchester history of the British army.
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A study of the conflicts which established British rule in South Asia, and of the military's position in the constitution of British India. It outlines the course and the causes of the campaigns  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T A Heathcote
ISBN: 0719035708 9780719035708
OCLC Number: 30518757
Description: xvi, 288 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Note on the transliteration of Indian words and names --
1. India's military heritage --
2. The origins of British military power in India, 1600-1764 --
3. The British conquest of India, 1764-1822 --
4. The culmination of the Company's Raj, 1822-1858 --
5. The reconstruction, 1858-1864 --
6. The army of occupation, 1862-1902 --
7. The staff and the Staff Corps, 1850-1902 --
8. Kitchener's army, 1902-1914 --
9. The officer problem, 1902-1947 --
10. The army of India, 1914-1947 --
App. I Presidents of the Board of Control for India, 1784-1858, and Secretaries of State for India, 1858-1947 --
App. II Governor-Generals in British India, 1774-1947 --
App. III Commanders-in-Chief in Bengal and India, 1748-1947 --
App. IV Military Members of the Council of India, 1858-1929 --
App. V Secretaries of the Military Departments of the Court of Directors, 1809-1858, and at the India Office, 1858-1947 --
App. VI Military Members of the Governor-General's Council, 1834-1947 --
App. VII Secretaries to the governments of India and Bengal in the Military Department, 1800-1906 --
App. VIII Secretaries to the government of India in the Departments of Military Supply, the Army, Defence, and War, 1907-1947.
Series Title: Manchester history of the British army.
Responsibility: T.A. Heathcote.

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