A Military History of India and South Asia provides a much-needed overview of the military history of the region since 1700, covering the areas that are today the states of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. In chapters devoid of academic jargon, leading scholars offer lucid introductions to topics ranging from the rise of the British East India Company, to the Indian Army in the First World War, to the rise of national armies and current tensions between India and Pakistan. Contributors are Rajesh M. Basrur, Raymond Callahan, Bhashyam Kasturi, Daniel P. Marston, Tim Moreman, David Omissi, Douglas M. Peers, Srinath Raghavan, Kaushik Roy, Chandar S. Sundaram, and Channa Wickremesekera.
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Author Biography - Daniel P. Marston, D. Phil.
Daniel P. Marston is Senior Lecturer in the Department of War Studies at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst (U.K.) and author of Phoenix from the Ashes: The Indian Army in the Burma Campaign. Chandar S. Sundaram teaches South Asian, Southeast Asian, European, and military history at The United International College in Zhuhai, China.