The Anglo-Maratha Campaigns and the Contest for India
The Struggle for Control of the South Asian Military Economy
By (author) Randolf G.S. Cooper
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Anglo-Maratha Campaigns and the Contest for India by Randolf G.S. Cooper
Book DescriptionThis is a cross-cultural study of the political economy of war in South Asia. Randolf G. S. Cooper combines an overview of Maratha military culture with a battle-by-battle analysis of the 1803 Anglo-Maratha Campaigns. Building on that foundation he challenges ethnocentric assumptions about British superiority in discipline, drill and technology. He argues that these campaigns, in which Arthur Wellesley served with distinction, represent the military high-water mark of the Marathas who posed the last serious opposition to the formation of the British Raj. Dr Cooper asserts that the real contest for India was never a single decisive battle for the subcontinent. Rather it turned on a complex social and political struggle for control of the South Asian military economy. The author shows that victory in 1803 hinged as much on finance, diplomacy, politics and intelligence as it did on battlefield manoeuvre and war itself.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521036467
(228mm x 152mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 31-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Randolf G.S. Cooper
Randolf G. S. Cooper is a Visiting Fellow at Wolfson College, University of Cambridge.
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