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Index From Military Manpower, Armies and Warfare in South Asia

Index From Military Manpower, Armies and Warfare in South Asia

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Index From Military Manpower, Armies and Warfare in South Asia, number 8 in the series Warfare, Society and Culture, published by Pickering & Chatto
Index From Military Manpower, Armies and Warfare in South Asia, number 8 in the series Warfare, Society and Culture, published by Pickering & Chatto

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INDEX
Abbasids, 29, 42, 48Abdali, Ahmad Shah, 76, 77, 81Abdullah Khan, 47, 64absolute monarchies, 72, 86Abu Shaikh, 51Abyssinians, 60accommodation, or EIC Indian troops,95–6Achaemenid Empire, 12, 16, 17acharyas (Brahmin teachers), 3, 33, 34–5active reserve, 103Adamson, Lorne, 51Aden, 113, 114Aghan WarsSecond, 101, 154Tird, 111Aghanistan, British conict with Russia in,103, 107Aghansallegiance o chieains, 53, 55, 69 jihadis, 135in PIF, 95subdued by Akbar, 45Arican soldiersFrench recruitment o, 111 proposal to bring to India, 99
 Agni Purana
, 19agrarian crisis, 46, 64–5, 66, 73
 ahadis
, 65Ahirs, 108Ahmad Shah, 6Ahmadnagar Sultanate, 60–1Aibak, Qutub-ud-din, 42, 46, 48
 Ain-i-Akbari
, 60, 61, 65, 146Ajatasatru, 11, 12Ajit Singh, 87Akali Dal, 134, 135Akbar, Emperor, 5, 45, 46, 54, 55, 56, 58, 61,63, 64, 65, 69, 146Al-Qaeda, 139Ala-ud-din Khalji, Sultan, 47, 49–50, 62Alavi, Seema, 2alcohol abuse, 94, 102Alexander the Great, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18Ali, M. Athar, 51Ali Quli Khan, Ustad, 58, 59Aligarh School, 51Alipur Regiment, 18th, 101All India raining Scheme, 159Allard, Jean-François, 83, 84, 86Ambar, Malik, 60, 61Amery, Leo, 114Amritsar, 82, 135Anandpala (Sahi ruler), 40Anderson, Mr (British Resident), 78Andhras, 18Anglo-Maratha WarFirst, 77, 87–8Second, 79, 80, 81, 87, 88, 148, 149Tird, 81, 88Anglo-Nepal War (1914–15), 104
 Anik
, 30animals, care o, 144–5, 146–7, 148, 149anti-Chola league, 32Antigonus, 14, 15Antiochus I, 15Antipater, 15Antoine, 83Anup Singh, 56Anuradhapura, 32Anzen, Battle o, 42apothecaries, 152
 
232
 Military Manpower, Armies and Warfare in South Asia
Arabsinvasions, 29o Sind, 29, 33archers, mounted, 4Byzantine Army, 42, 43Gupta Army, 22, 43Mongol, 52Mughal Army, 53ang Army, 29urkish, 5, 38, 39, 42, 43archers, Rajput inantry, 38, 43Argaum, Battle o, 80–1Argos, 13Armenians, 42armour and uniormearly modern Europe, 72Gupta Army, 24Gurkhas, 104Indian soldiers in World War I, 109Khalsa Army, 84–5Maurya Army, 144medieval European knights, 39regimental, 93 Vedic Age, 10armourers/armament industry, 144, 145,158, 161, 162Army in India, 91in 1879, 101in 1890s, 105in 1914, 108in 1919, 111in 1922, 112in 1939, 113desertions, 117on eve o 1857 Mutiny, 96–7non-combatants, 143, 152–3, 156, 157Army Remount Department, 95Army Service Corps School o India, 160Army Supply Corps (ASC), 160–1arquebuses, 65, 71Arrian, 14, 18arrowsIndus Civilization, 9 Vedic Age, 10–11
 Arthasastra
(Kautilya), 3, 7, 14, 19, 38, 144artillery Bengal Army, 98Bombay Army, 98EIC, 79, 88, 92Indian Army, 101Indian soldiers in, 100, 110, 111Khalsa Army, 83, 85, 88Madras Army, 98Maratha Army, 79Mughal Army, 59, 60, 65Artisan raining Scheme, 159Aryans, 9, 10Asa Khan, 146ashramas, 33Askan, Virginia, 52Asoka, 15–16Assam, 136, 157Assam Ries, 136Assaye, Battle o, 80, 81Assyrians, 23
 atavibala
, 19Atkinson, Major F. D., 151Aurangzeb, Emperor, 46, 66, 69Australian Army, 107, 108, 111, 117Austro-Hungarian Army, 94Avitabile, Paolo di, 83, 84, 86
 Ayiram
, 34Ayubid Sultanate, 50Azad Kashmir Force, 122Aziz Sistani, Ustad, 59Babbar Khalsa, 135Babur, Zahir-ud-din Muhammad, Emperor,3, 5, 45, 50, 51–2, 53, 55, 58, 62–3,68, 69
 Baburnama
, 5Babylonia, 15Bactrian Greeks, 18, 20Badami (Karnataka), 27, 31Badauni, Abdul Kadir, 55–6baggage waggons, 143Bahadur, Shamsher, 76Bahadur Shah I, Emperor, 66Bahadur Shah, Sultan o Gujerat, 53, 59Bahul, Sultan, 62
bairagis
, 67Bairam Khan, 55Baird, Major David, 99Baiswara Rajputs, 59–60Baji Rao, Peshwa, 75Bak-Bak, Malik, 48
 
 
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baladhrikata
, 28Balaji Baji Rao, Peshwa, 76Balban, Ghiyas-ud-din, Sultan, 47, 48, 50,145Baldev Singh Committee, 161ballads, rajput heroic, 37, 145Ballala II, 145Baluchistan, 139–40Baluchistan Liberation Army (BLA), 139Baluchistan Liberation Front, 139Balwant Rao Mehendale, 75, 76Banda Bahadur, 81Bangladesh, 2, 125Bangladesh Army, 125, 132Bangladesh Navy, 125
banias
, 157, 161
banjaras
, 7, 8, 145–6, 148, 162Bapu, Sakharam, 76Baqi Shaghawal, 63bards, 144, 145Barkhurdar Khan, 77Barnard, Major-General Henry, 97Barni, Zia-ud-din, 48Barua, Pradeep P., 1Basowan, Shaikh, 84battle ormations
 see
ORBAsbattles, centrality o, 143bayonets, 71bedlars, 7
begari
, 7, 8, 50, 147Bengal, 29Bengal Army, 2, 84, 91, 94–5, 96, 97, 98,105, 150, 153–4change in post-Mutiny composition o,99Bengal Artillery, 83, 94Bengal Cavalry, 154Bengali Muslims, 124, 139
beparis
, 8Bhangi (chie), 146Bharatpur, Siege o, 148Bhau, Sadashiv Rao, 76
bhiksukis
, 144Bhindranwale, Sant Jarnail Singh, 134–5
bhistis
(water carriers), 147, 148, 152, 154,155Bhonsle clan, 74, 75
bhrata balas
, 36
bhrtakas
(hired men), 19Bhutan, 136Bijapur Sultanate, 60Bijoy Dev, Raja o Jammu, 41Bimbisara, 11Bindusara, 15Black, Jeremy, 72Black Sea igers, 137body guards, 34Boer War (1899–1902), 106Bolshevik Army, 112–13Bombay Army, 91–2, 95, 97, 153–4composition o Marine Battalion 1858,98–9 post-Mutiny, 100Bombay Garrison, 91Bombay Inantry, 101Bombay Marine Battalion, 98–9Bombay Presidency, 103, 104, 115booty 
 see
plunderBouillon, duc de, 57bows, composite, 22–3Boyd (European military entrepreneur), 79Brahmanabad, Siege o, 29Brahminsholding o higher commands by, 34Indian Army closes ranks to, 112in Khalsa Army, 84in Mauryan Army, 19as mercenaries, 54status o military service among, 10support or Rajputs, 37Branch Recruiting Of ces (BROs), 131
brihadasvarara
, 28Brihadratha, Emperor, 19British Army, 91in 1901, 106–7Boer War, 106composition in 18th-and 19th-century,93–4 post World War II, 117–18recruitment rom lower echelons o society, 93–4short service scheme, 102British Indian Empire, recruitment o Indiantroops, 91, 99–100Bronze Age, 9brotherhoods, 37

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