Best Black Troops in the World: British Perceptions and the Making of the Sepoy 1746-1805

Best Black Troops in the World: British Perceptions and the Making of the Sepoy 1746-1805

by Channa Wickremesekera

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Overview

This book explores the role played by the British perceptions on Indian culture and Indian soldiers in the formation of English East India Companys sepoy army in the second half of the 18th century. It examines the influence of British perceptions on the sepoys place from the barrack room to the battlefield, demonstrating that prejudice was a cornerstone in the making of the Companys Indian Army.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788173044267
Publisher: Manohar
Publication date: 06/01/2002
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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