The Military in British India

The Development of British Land Forces in South Asia 1600-1947

T.A. Heathcote

 
Date Published :
August 2013
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Illustration :
8 pages of plates
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Hardback
ISBN : 9781781590751
Pages : 288
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
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Overview
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T.A. Heathcote’s study of the conflicts that established British rule in South Asia, and of the military’s position in the constitution of British India, is a classic work in the field. By placing these conflicts clearly in their local context, his account moves away from the Euro-centric approach of many writers on British imperial military history. It provides a greater understanding not only of the history of the British Indian Army but also of the Indian experience, which had such a formative effect on the British Army itself. This new edition has been fully revised and given appropriate illustrations.

About The Author
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Tony Heathcote was the Librarian at the RMAS Sandhurst until his retirement. He has written numerous books including the two biographical dictionaries (above) both under the Pen and Sword imprint.

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