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Given by Professor DeWitt Clinton Ellinwood Jr.

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The Indian soldier and Chance 1914-18

Article prepared for a panel on ‘The Military and Society in Early Twentieth Century Asia’; Association for Asian Studies annual meeting, Boston, 2 April 1974.

The paper explores the ways in which Indian soldiers were exposed to change, and the ways in which war experiences effected change in their lives. The sources are reports on letters by the Censor of Indian Mails, and interviews with veterans of World War I.