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Martial Race Theory in the South Asian Context
Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
2007 (English)In: Militärhistorisk Tidskrift, ISSN 0283-8400, 31-41 p.Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.)) Published
Abstract [en]

This paper examines the martial race theory in the South Asia context, its modern day critics, its origins, conventions and applications. The induction of Jat Sikhs, as a favoured group is looked into and the paper concludes with its present day paradox within the Indian military establishment.

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2007. 31-41 p.
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"South Asia", "Sikh", "Race", "Martial Race", "Indian Army", "Recruitment", "Caste"
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-15461OAI: diva2:181981
Available from: 2008-12-03 Created: 2008-12-03 Last updated: 2011-01-11Bibliographically approved

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