History of War

INDIA, EMPIRE, AND FIRST WORLD WAR CULTURE

Author: Santanu Das Publisher: Cambridge University Press Price: £19.99 (paperback)

With the centenary of World War I, a plethora of new books have been published on just about every aspect of

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