This chapter discusses the origin and military context of the Imperial Service Troops (IST). It focuses on two episodes in the evolution of princely-British military collaboration in the early twentieth century: Curzon's attempt ot expand the IST in 1903 and the 1919-20 initiative to reorganise the IST.
|Title of host publication||India's Princely States: People Princes and Colonialism|
|Place of Publication||Abingdon, United Kindom|
|Number of pages||21|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|
|Name||Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia|
- military collaboration
- princely India
- imperial service troops
- colonial south Asia
- military policy
- twentieth century
- First World War
Sehrawat, S., Ernst, W. (Ed.), & Biswamoy, P. (Ed.) (2007). Hostages in our camp: military collaboration between princely India and the British Raj, c. 1880-1920. In India's Princely States: People Princes and Colonialism (Vol. 45, pp. 118-139). (Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia)..