Beyond Beasts and Bullion: Economic Considerations in Bombay's Military Logistics, 1803

  title={Beyond Beasts and Bullion: Economic Considerations in Bombay's Military Logistics, 1803},
  author={Randolf G. S. Cooper},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  pages={159 - 183}
A previous work on British Indian Army logistics from 1757 to 1857 called into question the accuracy of labeling Arthur Wellesley ‘The Logistical Architect of the British Indian Army’. As the ‘soldier brother’ of India's Governor-General Richard, Marquis Wellesley, Arthur was bound to have drawn some attention while in India; but secondary sources have tended to be too ethnocentric in their interpretation of his South Asian military experience. Arthur Wellesley's successful command… 
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