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The Padang, the Sahib and the Sepoy - The role of the Indian Army in Malaya, 1945 to 1946

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This thesis analyses the nation-building work that the Indian Army undertook during the military administration of Malaya, 1945-6. This was a two-part process, taking in military-led relief work and a political reform scheme. Historians have conducted little work on the Indian Army’s role in the British return to empire in Malaya, thus the army’s crucial and nuanced role has been overlooked. This limits the understanding of the army’s institutional development and role in Malayan nation-bu...

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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Worcester College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:15f7ad03-41df-4fdb-9b50-4d3e5936aff9
Local pid:
ora:8767

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