British India versus the British Empire: The Indian Army and an impasse in imperial defence, circa 1919–39

@article{Leake2013BritishIV,
  title={British India versus the British Empire: The Indian Army and an impasse in imperial defence, circa 1919–39},
  author={Elisabeth Leake},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  year={2013},
  volume={48},
  pages={301 - 329}
}
Abstract From the end of the Great War to the onset of the Second World War, Great Britain and British India clashed over the Indian Army's role in imperial defence. Britain increasingly sought an imperial fighting force that it could deploy across the globe, but the government of India, limited by the growing independence movements, financial constraints, and—particularly—renewed tribal unrest on its North-West Frontier, refused to meet these demands. Attempts to reconcile Britain's and India… Expand
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