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The Indian Army: Its Contribution to the Development of a Nation

Cohen, Stephen P.

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ISBN 10: 0520016971 / ISBN 13: 9780520016972
Published by University of CA Press, Berkeley, CA, 1971
Condition: very good
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24 cm, 216, footnotes, index. This work offers the first modern analysis of the British success in harnessing and directing Indian manpower through the medium of the Indian Army, and explores its origins from its early exploitative role to its extraordinary performance in World War II. Bookseller Inventory # 31469

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Title: The Indian Army: Its Contribution to the ...

Publisher: University of CA Press, Berkeley, CA

Publication Date: 1971

Book Condition: very good

Edition: First? Edition. First? Printing.

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This book explores the origins of the Indian army from its early exploitative role, to its performance in World War II when it confronted extreme political and military challenges. Cohen examines the doctrine of civilian control in India and the evolution of the theory of so-called martial races. The book serves as an interpretation of the history of the Indian Army in the light of contemporary approaches to nation-building and development theory.

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Stephen Cohen is Senior Fellow, The Brooking Institution, Washington, DC.

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