Ramparts of Empire: British Imperialism and India's Afghan Frontier, 1918-1948 (Britain and the World)

Ramparts of Empire: British Imperialism and India's Afghan Frontier, 1918-1948 (Britain and the World)

By: Brandon Marsh (author)Hardback

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This cultural and political study examines British perceptions and policies on India's Afghan Frontier between 1918 and 1948 and the impact of these on the local Pashtun population, India as a whole, and the decline of British imperialism in South Asia.

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Brandon Marsh is Assistant Professor of History at Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, Virginia, USA.

Contents

Introduction 1. The North-West Frontier: Policies, Perceptions, and the Conservative Impulse in the British Raj 2. The North-West Frontier and the Crisis of Empire, 1919-1923 3. A Cigarette in a Powder Magazine: The Frontier, Nationalism, and Reform, 1919-1930 4. 'A Considerable Degree of Supineness': Nationalism and The British Administration, 1928-1930 5. 'These Infernal Khudai Khidmatgaran': Defining and Repressing Frontier Nationalism, 1930-1932 6. 'The Forbidden Land': The British, Frontier Nationalism, and Congress, 1931-1934 7. 'If the Ramparts Fall, the City must Fall also': The Frontier and Indian Constitutional Reform, 1930-1939 8. Tribal Policy and its Discontents, 1930-1939 9. The North-West Frontier and the Second World War, 1939-1946 Conclusion: The End of British Rule and the Frontier Legacy

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/12/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137374004
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 307
  • ID: 9781137374004
  • weight: 520
  • ISBN10: 1137374004

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