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Ramparts of empire : British imperialism and India's Afghan frontier, 1918-1948

Author: Brandon Marsh
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Series: Britain and the world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This cultural and political study examines British perceptions and policies on India's Afghan Frontier between 1918 and 1948 and the impact of these on the local Pashtun population, India as a whole,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brandon Marsh
ISBN: 9781137374004 1137374004
OCLC Number: 887848024
Description: xv, 292 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: The North-West Frontier : policies, perceptions, and the conservative impulse in the British Raj --
The North-West Frontier and the crisis of empire, 1919-1923 --
A cigarette in a powder magazine : the frontier, nationalism, and reform, 1919-1930 --
"A considerable degree of supineness" : nationalism and the British administration, 1928-1930 --
"These infernal Khudai Khidmatgaran" : defining and repressing frontier nationalism, 1930-1932 --
"The forbidden land" : the British, frontier nationalism, and Congress, 1931-1934 --
"If the ramparts fall, the city must fall also" : the frontier and Indian constitutional reform, 1930-1939 --
Tribal policy and its discontents, 1930-1939 --
The North-West Frontier and the Second World War, 1939-1946 --
Conclusion: The end of British rule and the frontier legacy.
Series Title: Britain and the world.
Responsibility: Brandon Marsh (assistant professor of history, Bridgewater College, USA).
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