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Fighting like a guerrilla the Indian Army and counterinsurgency by Rajesh Rajagopalan

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Published by Routledge in New Delhi .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Counterinsurgency -- India.,
  • Guerrilla warfare -- India.,
  • Guerrilla warfare -- Sri Lanka.,
  • Military doctrine -- India.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-205) and index.

StatementRajesh Rajagopalan.
SeriesStudies in war and international politics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU241 .R34 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination217 p. ;
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21420768M
ISBN 100415456843
LC Control Number2008336646

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