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The Resource India's war : World War II and the making of modern South Asia, Srinath Raghavan

India's war : World War II and the making of modern South Asia, Srinath Raghavan

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India's war : World War II and the making of modern South Asia
Title
India's war
Title remainder
World War II and the making of modern South Asia
Statement of responsibility
Srinath Raghavan
Title variation
World War II and the making of modern South Asia
Title variation remainder
World War II and the making of modern South Asia
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Between 1939 and 1945 India underwent extraordinary and irreversible change. Hundreds of thousands of Indians suddenly found themselves in uniform, fighting in the Middle East, North and East Africa, Europe, and against a Japanese army poised to invade eastern India. In India's War, historian Srinath Raghavan paints a compelling picture of battles abroad and life on the home front, arguing that the war is crucial to understanding how and why colonial rule ended in South Asia, "--NoveList
Summary
Between 1939 and 1945 India underwent irreversible change when Indians suddenly found themselves fighting in World War II, and the author paints a picture of battles abroad and life on the home front, arguing that the war is crucial to explaining why colonial rule ended in South Asia
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10490318
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
940.54/0954
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D767.6
LC item number
.R27 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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World War II and the making of modern South Asia
Label
India's war : World War II and the making of modern South Asia, Srinath Raghavan
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Publication
Note
"First published in 2016 by Allen Lane"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 463-519) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Politics of war -- Defence of India -- Competing offers -- Mobilizing India -- Into Africa -- The oil campaigns -- Fox hunting -- Collapsing dominoes -- Coils of war -- Declarations for India -- Rumour and revolt -- Indian National Armies -- Allies at war -- War economy -- Around the Mediterranean -- Preparation -- Back to Burma -- Post-war -- Epilogue : Last post
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 554 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780465030224
Lccn
2016933273
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)921864220
Label
India's war : World War II and the making of modern South Asia, Srinath Raghavan
Publication
Note
"First published in 2016 by Allen Lane"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 463-519) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Politics of war -- Defence of India -- Competing offers -- Mobilizing India -- Into Africa -- The oil campaigns -- Fox hunting -- Collapsing dominoes -- Coils of war -- Declarations for India -- Rumour and revolt -- Indian National Armies -- Allies at war -- War economy -- Around the Mediterranean -- Preparation -- Back to Burma -- Post-war -- Epilogue : Last post
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 554 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780465030224
Lccn
2016933273
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)921864220

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