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The Sepoy and the Raj : the Indian Army, 1860-1940

Author: David E Omissi
Publisher: Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan in association with King's College London, 1994.
Series: Studies in military and strategic history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first scholarly study of the subject for twenty years, and the only one based on extensive archival research. In this evocative and compassionate work, David Omissi examines the origins,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David E Omissi
ISBN: 0333550498 9780333550496 0333729765 9780333729762
OCLC Number: 30982039
Description: xx, 313 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of Tables List of Abbreviations Acknowledgements Preface Recruiting Strategy Enlisting Strategies Fighting Spirit Dissent Indian Officers and Indianization Military Power and Colonial Rule General Conclusion: The Sepoy and the Raj Biographical Notes Glossary of Indian and Military Terms Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Studies in military and strategic history.
Responsibility: David Omissi.

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