Author:Anirudh Deshpande

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British Military Policy in India 1900-1945 : Colonial Constraints and Declining Power

By: Anirudh Deshpande

Price: $31.80

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200774

ISBN: 8173045836

Condition: New


Contents Preface. Introduction. The contours of British Military Policy in India. 1. Reform and retrenchment following the Great War. 2. Military reform revisited Indianization in colonial India (1900 1939). 3. Modernizing the Indian Armed Forces the inter war period. 4. Recruitment demobilization and disaffection 1939 1946. Conclusion. Decolonization vs. colonial over stretch a resume. Bibliography. Index. The decline of British imperialism had far reaching colonial and post colonial consequences. British Policy and Indian history for obvious reasons unfolded in the foreground of this decline... View more info

Hope and Despair: Mutiny, Rebellion and Death in India, 1946

By: Anirudh Deshpande

Price: $45.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2016

Seller ID: 701529

ISBN: 9789384082871

Condition: New


This book recounts the story of the thousands of Indians-sailors and working class individuals-who braved British bullets and bayonets on the streets of Bombay and Karachi during the Royal Indian Navy (RIN) Mutiny and the attendant civil rebellions of 1946. The Indian subcontinent had witnessed inflation, food shortages, a crippling famine in Bengal, and a surge of nationalist sentiment during the course of the Second World War. Millions of Indians also became recruits in the Imperial armed forces in the hope of a better future even as the labouring and working classes bore the brunt of the Wa... View more info

Class, Power and Consciousness in Indian Cinema and Television

By: Anirudh Deshpande

Price: $31.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2009

Seller ID: 701664

ISBN: 8190891820

Condition: New


Since the beginning of the twentieth century, cinema has influenced social consciousness in India. Like printing and photography, which had exerted a formative influence on power, information and knowledge before it, cinema has influenced millions of people in a myriad ways. It is a well known fact that cinema, and its cousin television, comprise a media which is central to the self-perception of contemporary Indians. Indeed, it would not be wrong to say that the visual representations of social realities in this media shape popular mentality in a country with an old, influential and thriv... View more info