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India Studies

These pages will enable you to locate a range of resources on India from books and journals to electronic resources and government statistics.


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  • Total war, shortages and British hospitals: Sepoy experiences in World War I
    The scale of the contribution made by Indian soldiers in the First World War is increasingly recognised, but their experiences get less mainstream attention. Erica Wald offers an insight into the their shock at the scale of battle, the shortages they faced and the ‘recycling’ wounded soldiers employed by British leaders struggling for manpower in the early years of the […]
  • More women in the fray will be a leveller
    The route to one-third representation of women in legislatures has its limitations. It’s time to think of a new model, writes Sumantra Bose. The Women’s Reservation Bill remains stalled, its prospects uncertain. And female representation in Indian legislatures — the Lok Sabha and the Vidhan Sabhas — remains one of the lowest across democracies globally. Reserving one-third of constituencies for […]