This book provides a much-needed overview of the military history of the region since 1700, covering the areas that later evolved into the states of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. Devoid of academic jargon, the book provides lucid introductions to various topics, from the rise of the British East India Company, to the Indian Army in the First World War, to the current tensions between India and Pakistan in Kashmir.
With chapters written by established experts, this book makes important contributions to the study of modern South Asian history, British Imperial history, and the history of war and society. It will appeal to students, scholars, and laypersons alike with an interest in the social, political, and military history regionï¿½
Author: Daniel P. Marston and Chandar S. Sundram (Ed)
Features: Size 6x9in