Soldiers of Empire: Indian and British Armies in World War II

Soldiers of Empire: Indian and British Armies in World War II

by Tarak Barkawi

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ISBN-13: 9781316620656
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/27/2017
Pages: 338
Sales rank: 1,031,297
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

Tarak Barkawi is Reader in the Department of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Decolonising the soldier; Part I. Colonial Soldiers: 1. Making colonial soldiers in British India; 2. Unmaking an imperial army; 3. Politics and prisoners in the Indian army; Part II. Going to War: 4. Defeat, drill and discipline; 5. Ritual, solidarity and sacrifice; 6. Battle; Part III. History and Theory: 7. The experience and representation of combat; 8. Cosmopolitan military histories and sociologies.

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