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Title: Curzon, Kitchener and the problem of Indian Army administration, 1899-1909
Author: Lydgate, John
Awarding Body: SOAS University of London
Current Institution: SOAS, University of London
Date of Award: 1965
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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.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral