India and World War I : A Centennial Assessment
This book explores India's involvement in the Great War and the way the war impacted upon the country from a variety of different viewpoints including case studies focusing on key individuals who played vital roles in the war. The long and short term impacts of the war on different locations in India are also explored in the chapters which offer an analysis of the importance of the war on India while commemorating the sacrifices which were made.
A new, innovative and multidisciplinary examination of India and World War I, this book presents a select number of case studies showing the intimate relationship of the global war and its social, political and economic impacts on the Indian subcontinent. It will be of interest to academics in the field of War Studies, Colonial and Imperial History and South Asian and Modern Indian History.
- Hardback | 212 pages
- 159 x 235 x 19.05mm | 360g
- 13 Feb 2018
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
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Table of contents
1. The View from Government House: Sir Michael O'Dwyer's War, Nick Lloyd
2. The Bombay Presidency's `Home Front', 1914-1918, Sarah Ansari
3. Wartime in an Imperial City: The Apocalyptic Mood in Calcutta (1914-1918), Suchetana Chattopadhyay
4. The Tribal Belt and the Defence of British India: The North-West Frontier during World War I, Salman Bangash
5. India and the African Experience in the Great War, Lindsay Frederick Braun
6. `Subalterns' at Mesopotamia: Battle, Siege, and Captivity, Santanu Das
7. In the Shadows: Contextualizing Cholera Outbreaks in the Indian Army during the Great War, Rachel Constance
8. The War Got in the Way: Annie Besant, the Contingencies of the Great War, and the Course of Indian Nationalism, Marc Jason Gilbert
9. Gandhi's Great War, Faisal Devji
About Roger D. Long
Ian Talbot has written extensively on the history of the Punjab as well as the history of India and Pakistan since 1947. He is professor of History at the University of Southampton, UK.