ISLAM AND THE ARMY IN COLONIAL INDIA: SEPOY RELIGION IN THE SERVICE OF EMPIRE
by Nile Green
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st. 2009
Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper. A ground-breaking study of the cultural world of the Muslim soldiers of colonial India. Set in Hyderabad in the mid nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the book focuses on the soldiers' relationships with the faqir holy men who protected them and the British officers they served. Black boards, silver title to spine. A few b/w illustrations.
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