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Sahib, The British Soldier in India, 1750-1914

Synopsis
Audio recording of a lecture given by military historian Professor Richard Holmes, examining Indian soldiering in peace and war. He addresses the experience of ordinary soldiers, why they joined up, how they got to India and what they made of it when they arrived.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2006
Year of production
2006
Notes
Streamed online or for download as a podcast
Subjects
History; Military Science
Keywords
British Empire; India; military history; social history; British army

Online availability

URI
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/news/stories/120.htm
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed/Download

Credits

Contributor
Richard Holmes

Distributor

Name

National Archives

Web
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