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The Coolie's Great War: Indian Labour in a Global Conflict, 1914-1921

Radhika Singha

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197525586
eISBN:
9780197554562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525586.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Though largely invisible in histories of World War one, over 550,000 men in the ranks of the Indian Army were followers or non-combatants. From porters and construction workers in the ‘Coolie Corps’, ... More


Introduction

Radhika Singha

in The Coolie’s Great War: Indian Labour in a Global Conflict, 1914–1921

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197525586
eISBN:
9780197554562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525586.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

(246)The introduction outlines the quest to shed some light on the follower or non-combatant ranks of the Indian Army and to draw upon the approaches of trans-national and connected history to locate ... More


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