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India and WWI: balancing demands of war with defence of Empire

Prime, Adam (2014) India and WWI: balancing demands of war with defence of Empire. South Asia @ LSE (20 Aug 2014). Website.

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During WWI, India found itself in the unusual position of being low on the British Empire’s list of concerns. Adam Prime explores the competing priorities of the British in the Great War, highlighting that while Kitchener was keen to divert troops from India to Europe, the colonial leadership feared that losing the British military presence would lead to the collapse of the Raj.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2014 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Collections > South Asia @ LSE
Date Deposited: 23 May 2016 15:39
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2021 23:21

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