Waging War in Waziristan

Waging War in Waziristan

Author: Andrew M. Roe

Publisher: Modern War Studies (Hardcover)

ISBN: STANFORD:36105215300406

Category: History

Page: 336

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A career soldier with on-the-ground experience presents a gripping history of the imperial British experience in Waziristan, a remote area of Pakistan. Distills the hard-earned British experience and offers some potentially useful lessons for the West and its current troubles in the same region--once described as the epicenter of terrorism and reputedly the hiding place of Osama bin Laden.

War, Culture and Society in Early Modern South Asia, 1740-1849

War, Culture and Society in Early Modern South Asia, 1740-1849

Author: Kaushik Roy

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781136790874

Category: History

Page: 256

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This book examines military success of the British in South Asia during the eighteenth and first half of the nineteenth centuries. Placing South Asian military history in global, comparative context, it examines military innovations; armies and how they conducted themselves; navies and naval warfare; major Indian military powers, and the British, explaining why they succeeded.

The Late Colonial Indian Army

The Late Colonial Indian Army

Author: Pradeep Barua

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781498552219

Category: World War, 1939-1945

Page: 374

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This book examines the British Indian Army during the later colonial era, from the First Afghan War in 1839 to Indian independence in 1947. During this period, it developed from an internal policing force to a frontier army, and later to a conventional Western-style fighting force.