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Lydgate, John (1965) Curzon, Kitchener and the problem of Indian Army administration, 1899-1909. PhD thesis. SOAS University of London. DOI:

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The thesis falls into three periods, each having roughly two sections. In the first period (1899-1902) we shall consider (I) Curzon's problem with the Indian Army and (II) The problem of Kitchener's appointment to India, The second period (1903-1905) will consider Curzon' relationship with Kitchener over the question of Indian military administration against the background of (III) India's relations with the Home Government, We shall treat (IV and V) the struggle between Curzon and Kitchener for control of Indian army administration, leading to the abolition of the Military Member of Council in May, 1905. The third period takes into account (VI) Curzon's resignation and (VII) attempts to estimate Kitchener's reform of Indian army administration from 1906-1909.

Item Type: Theses (PhD)
SOAS Departments & Centres: SOAS Research Theses > Proquest
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Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2018 14:58

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