Armies of the Raj: From the Mutiny to Independence, 1858-1947

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W. W. Norton & Company, Oct 1, 1991 - History - 400 pages
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Contents

ILLUSTRATIONS
9
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
11
FOREWORD
13
INTRODUCTION
15
The Great Indian Army
25
From Company to Crown
43
Britons and Indians
57
First Wars and Troubles Under the Crown
65
The Frontiers
191
Kitchener and Curzon
204
Indian Princes and Their Armies
220
The Singapore Mutiny
236
World War I
248
Amritsar
267
Indianization
292
World War II
303

A Moral and Social Question
78
British Officers
90
Playing the Great Game
105
The Imperial Assemblage
120
Chota Sahib and Burra Sahib
128
Sex and the Other Ranks
143
Sport
155
Sepoy and Sowar
168
The Martial Races of India
179
War and Peace in SouthEast Asia
318
The Indian National Army
329
Last Days of the Raj
348
APPENDIX A Indian Army Ranks and Badges
367
APPENDIX B The Indian Salute States in 1931
368
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
372
INDEX
381
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Byron Farwell's (1921-1999) other books, also published by Norton, include "Eminent Victorian Soldiers," "Armies of the Raj," & "Stonewall: A Biography of General Thomas J. Jackson.

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