Hostages in our camp: military collaboration between princely India and the British Raj, c. 1880-1920

S. Sehrawat, W. Ernst (Editor), P. Biswamoy (Editor)

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIndia's Princely States: People Princes and Colonialism
Place of PublicationAbingdon, United Kindom
Pages118-139
Number of pages21
Volume45
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Publication series

NameRoutledge studies in the modern history of Asia
PublisherRoutledge

Keywords

  • military collaboration
  • princely India
  • imperial service troops
  • colonial south Asia
  • military policy
  • twentieth century
  • First World War

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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)..