From Loyalty to Dissent: Punjabis from the Great War to World War II
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Mazumder, Rajit K. - From Loyalty to Dissent: Punjabis from the Great War to World War II



Keywords:

Ghadar | Punjabis | rural loyalty | World War II

ISFWWS-Keywords:

India | Home fronts | The French and British Empires | Politics | Soldiers and Combat | Violence against civilians

Abstract:

This chapter discusses the unique relationship between communities recruited from Punjab and the colonial state in British India between c.1914 and c.1947. It demonstrates the loyalty of enlisted groups, reciprocating decades of favourable treatment by t…

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Mazumder, Rajit K., “From Loyalty to Dissent: Punjabis from the Great War to World War II”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 21 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_B9789004211452_018>
First published online: 2015



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