Warfare on the Deccan Plateau, 1450–1600: A Military Revolution in Early Modern India?

  title={Warfare on the Deccan Plateau, 1450–1600: A Military Revolution in Early Modern India?},
  author={Richard M. Eaton and Philip B. Wagoner},
  journal={Journal of World History},
  pages={5 - 50}
According to conventional understandings of the Military Revolution, the introduction of firearms in early modern European warfare yielded wide-ranging consequences that were by no means confined to the realm of military affairs. This essay examines the earliest known introduction of firearms technology in India, with a view to evaluating how its consequences there compared or contrasted with those claimed to have occurred in early modern Europe. We further ask: Why did cannon appear in the dry… 

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