Journals Higher Education

$115.00

Hardcover

Published: 27 March 2017

264 Pages | 13 diagrams, 2 maps

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526103673


Bookseller Code (06)

Serving the empire in the Great War

The Cypriot Mule Corps, imperial loyalty and silenced memory

Andrekos Varnava

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • Contributes to the growing literature on the role of the British non-settler Empire in the Great War and how those enlisted were treated during and after the war
  • Situates Cyprus within the Subaltern Studies group by exploring the power relations between the British coloniser and the Cypriot peasant and labouring classes
  • Explores the forgetting of the Cypriot Mule Corps in Cyprus, especially in light of the subsequent development of the anti-colonial movement in the island
  • Contributes to the growing literature on the role of the British non-settler empire in the Great War
  • Explores the service of the Cypriot Mule Corps on the Salonica Front, and after the war in Constantinople
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