War and Society in South Asia

Series Editors:

The War and Society in South Asia series integrates and interrogates social, cultural and military histories of South Asia. The series explores social and cultural histories of South Asia’s military institutions as well as the impacts of conflict and the military on South Asian societies, polities and economies. The series reflects the varied and rich histories that connect warfare and society in South Asia from the early modern period through the colonial era to the present. By situating the histories of war and society in wider contexts, the series seeks to encourage greater understanding of the multidimensional roles played by warfare, soldiers and military institutions in South Asia’s history.

  • Bureaucratic Culture in Early Colonial India: District Officials, Armed Forces, and Personal Interest under the East India Company, 1760-1830 book cover

    Bureaucratic Culture in Early Colonial India

    District Officials, Armed Forces, and Personal Interest under the East India Company, 1760-1830, 1st Edition

    By James Lees

    This book looks at how the fledgling British East India Company state of the 1760s developed into the mature Anglo-Indian empire of the 19th century. It investigates the bureaucratic culture of early Company administrators, primarily at the district level, and the influence of that culture on the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge India
    War and Society in South Asia

  • Culture, Conflict and the Military in Colonial South Asia book cover

    Culture, Conflict and the Military in Colonial South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kaushik Roy, Gavin Rand

    This book offers diverse and original perspectives on South Asia’s imperial military history. Unlike prevailing studies, the chapters in the volume emphasize both the vital role of culture in framing imperial military practice and the multiple cultural effects of colonial military service and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge India
    War and Society in South Asia