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

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

Part of the Studies in Military and Strategic History series

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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.

The Indian Army conquered India for the British, and protected the Raj against its enemies within and without.

In this evocative and compassionate work, David Omissi examines the origins, motives and protests of the several million Indian peasant- soldiers who served the colonial power.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 313 pages, XX, 313 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780333729762

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