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Thomas Grillot

in First Americans: U.S. Patriotism in Indian Country after World War I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300224337
eISBN:
9780300235326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224337.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers how the story of Indian participation proved unwieldy to all who could have been interested in recounting it. While documentation was produced and sometimes published, neither ... More


Forging the Sword: Civil–Military Relations and Military Effectiveness

Anit Mukherjee

in The Absent Dialogue: Politicians, Bureaucrats, and the Military in India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190905903
eISBN:
9780190069223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905903.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains the book’s theoretical underpinnings. It begins by discussing the contrasting views of Samuel Huntington and Eliot Cohen on the preferred role and “balance” of civil–military ... More


The Names of Local Heroes

Thomas Grillot

in First Americans: U.S. Patriotism in Indian Country after World War I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300224337
eISBN:
9780300235326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224337.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter emphasizes the significance of the war in rearranging relations between races at the local level. In a colonial spirit of “closing the frontier,” settlers living on or near Indian ... More


Changing Priorities for the Indian Military in Space

Victoria Samson

in India's Military Modernization: Strategic Technologies and Weapons Systems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199451623
eISBN:
9780199085248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451623.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

India has shifted its focus on space from a tool to help domestic national development to one that has a more militaristic bent and could be used to shape its national security. It is using its ... More


The Best of Intentions: Defense Planning in India

Anit Mukherjee

in The Absent Dialogue: Politicians, Bureaucrats, and the Military in India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190905903
eISBN:
9780190069223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905903.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines defense planning in the Indian military. It begins with a conceptual discussion on the role of civilians in defense planning, mainly by examining the experience of other ... More


The Absent Dialogue: Politicians, Bureaucrats, and the Military in India

Anit Mukherjee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190905903
eISBN:
9780190069223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905903.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Civilian control over the military is widely hailed as among the biggest successes of India’s democracy. This is a rarity, especially among postcolonial states, and is rightfully celebrated. But has ... More


Between ‘Pakistan’ and ‘Bangladesh’: Of Resistance, Violence, and Masculine Fantasies

Chaity Das

in In the Land of Buried Tongues: Testimonies and Literary Narratives of the War of Liberation of Bangladesh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474721
eISBN:
9780199090815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474721.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter shifts to the memories of war in the testimonies of men involving non-combatants, guerrillas, and military accounts. While the focus is on Bangladeshi accounts of the war, there is a ... More


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