Privates off Parade: Regimenting Sexuality in the Nineteenth-Century Indian Empire

  title={Privates off Parade: Regimenting Sexuality in the Nineteenth-Century Indian Empire},
  author={Douglas M. Peers},
  journal={International History Review},
  • D. Peers
  • Published 1 December 1998
  • History
  • International History Review
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