Kaushik Roy

PRIO Global Fellow

Kaushik Roy
Institution: Department of History, Jadavpur University (Kolkata, India)
Email: kroymilhist@yahoo.com
Kaushik Roy is an External Associate at PRIO.

Background

​​​Kaushik Roy is Reader at the Department of History, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal. He has been affiliated with PRIO since 2006, notably through the Centre for the Study of Civil War, and was appointed a PRIO Global Fellow in 2014.

Events

PRIO started tracking events online in 2007. This listing is not complete. Past events may be mentioned in our news archive.

Publications

The following publications are specific to the Centre for the Study of Civil War. A more complete list may be available at www.prio.org.

All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Roy, Kaushik (2012) Horses, guns and governments: A comparative study of the military transition in the Manchu, Mughal, Ottoman and Safavid empires, circa 1400 to circa 1750, International Area Studies Review 15(2): 99–121.
Roy, Kaushik (2010) Expansion and Deployment of the Indian Army During World War II: 1939-45, The Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research 88: 248–268.
Roy, Kaushik (2010) From Defeat to Victory: Logistics of the Campaign in Mesopotamia, 1914–1918, First World War Studies 1(1): 35–55.
Roy, Kaushik (2010) Discipline and Morale of the African, British and Indian Army Units in Burma and India During World War II: July 1943 to August 1945, Modern Asian Studies 44(6): 1255–1282.
Roy, Kaushik (2009) Military Loyalty in the Colonial Context: A Case Study of the Indian Army during World War II, The Journal of Military History 73(2): 497–529.
Roy, Kaushik (2009) Science of Siege Warfare in India During the Great Mutiny: 1857-58, Indian Journal of History of Science 44(1): 73–94.

Book Chapter

Roy, Kaushik & Raziuddin Aquil (2012) Introduction, in Warfare, Religion and Society in Indian History. Delhi: Manohar Publishers & Distributors (11–41).
Roy, Kaushik (2012) Introduction, in Kaushik Roy, ed., Handbooks for the Indian Army, Rajputana Classes, Jats, Gujars and Ahirs. New Delhi: Three Rivers Publishers.
Roy, Kaushik (2012) Introduction, in Kaushik Roy, ed., Partition of India: Why 1947?. Oxford University Press.
Roy, Kaushik (2012) India, in Citizen Soldiers and the British Empire, 1837-1902. Pickering & Chatto (101–120).
Roy, Kaushik (2012) Insurgencies, Counter-Insurgencies and State Building in Asia: A Comparative Analysis, in Nationhood and Identity Movements in Asia: Colonial and Post-colonial Times. Manohar Publishers & Distributors (99–117).
Roy, Kaushik (2012) Science and Secularization of War: Transition in Siege Warfare in South Asia from Medieval to Modern Times, in Raziuddin Aquil, ed., Warfare, Religion and Society in Indian History. Manohar Publishers & Distributors (249–290).
Roy, Kaushik (2012) Tradition and Transition in North India: Construction of the Hybrid Army by the East India Company, 1612-1849, in The Eighteenth Century in South Asia: New Terrains. Kolkata: Asiatic Society (179–208).
Roy, Kaushik (2011) Kautilya on COIN: A Classical indian Thinker on Counter-Insurgencies, in Kaushik Roy, ed., Warfare and Politics in South Asia from Ancient to Modern Times. New Dehli: Manohar (57–83).
Roy, Kaushik (2011) Warfare in Pre-British South Asia: A New Interpretation, in Kaushik Roy, ed., Warfare and Politics in South Asia from Ancient to Modern Times. New Dehli: Manohar (85–120).
Roy, Kaushik & Scott Gates (2011) Introduction, in Scott Gates, ed., Unconventional Warfare in South Asia, 1947 to the Present. Farnham: Ashgate (9–30).
Roy, Kaushik & Scott Gates (2011) Introduction, in Roy, Kaushik; & Scott Gates, eds, Conventional Warfare in South Asia, 1947 to the Present. Farnham: Ashgate (9–30).
Gates, Scott & Kaushik Roy (2011) Introduction, in Gates, Scott; & Kaushik Roy, eds, The Nuclear Shadow over South Asia, 1947 to the Present. Farnham: Ashgate (9–28).
Roy, Kaushik (2011) Introduction: Warfare, Society and the Indian Army During the Two World Wars, in Kaushik Roy, ed., The Indian Army During the Two World Wars. Leiden: Brill (1–24).
Roy, Kaushik (2011) Historiographical Survey of the Writings on Indian Military History, in Approaches to History, Essays in Indian Historiography. New Delhi: Primus Books (119–157).
Roy, Kaushik (2011) Indian Cavalery from the First World war till the Third Afghan War, in Kaushik Roy, ed., The Indian Army in the Two World Wars. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers (191–222).
Roy, Kaushik (2010) Military Synthesis in South Armies, Warfare, and Indian Society, c.1740 – 1849, in Kaushik Roy, ed., Warfare, State and Society in South Asia. New Delhi: (350–396).
Roy, Kaushik (2010) Company Bahadur Against the Pandies: The Military Dimension of 1857 Mutiny Revisited, in Kaushik Roy, ed., Warfare, State and Society in South Asia. New Delhi: (426–453).
Roy, Kaushik (2010) 1857 Uprising: Colonial War or Small War or Total War, in Kaushik Roy, ed., The Uprising of 1857, Before and Beyond. New Delhi: (245–272).
Roy, Kaushik (2009) The Army in India in Mesopotamia From 1916 to 1918: Tactics, Technology and Logistics Reconsidered, in 1917: Beyond the Western Front. Leiden: BRILL (131–158).
Roy, Kaushik (2009) Norms of war in Hinduism, in Gregory M. Reichberg, ed., World Religions and Norms of War. Tokyo: United Nations University Press (30–59).
Roy, Kaushik (2009) The Logistics of Victory: Punjab and Supplying the British-India Army during the 1857-59 Uprising, in Uprising of 1857: Perspectives and Peripheries. Kolkata, India: The Asiatic Society (262–293).
Roy, Kaushik & Sabyasachi Dasgupta (2006) Discipline and Disobedience in the Bengal and Madras Armies, in War and Society in Colonial India, 1807–1945. New Delhi: (55–81).

Edited Volume

Roy, Kaushik (ed.) (2012) Handbooks for the Indian Army, Rajputana Classes, Jats, Gujars and Ahirs. New Delhi: Three Rivers Publishers.
Roy, Kaushik (ed.) (2012) Partition of India: Why 1947Oxford University Press.
Aquil, Raziuddin; & Kaushik Roy, eds, (2012) Warfare, Religion and Society in Indian History. Delhi: Manohar Publishers & Distributors.
Roy, Kaushik (ed.) (2011) Warfare and Politics in South Asia from Ancient to Modern Times. New Delhi: Manohar.
Roy, Kaushik; & Scott Gates, eds, (2011) Unconventional Warfare in South Asia to the Present. Farnham: Ashgate. Critical Essays on Warfare in South Asia, 1947 to the Present.
Gates, Scott; & Kaushik Roy, eds, (2011) The Nuclear Shadow over South Asia, 1947 to the Present. Farnham: Ashgate. Critical Essays on Warfare in South Asia, 1947 to Present.
Roy, Kaushik; & Scott Gates, eds, (2011) Conventioinal Warfare in South Asia, 1947 to the Present. Farnham: Ashgate. Critical Essays on Warfare in South Asia, 1947 to the Present.
Roy, Kaushik (ed.) (2011) The Indian Army in the Two World Wars. Leiden: Brill. History of Warfare.
Roy, Kaushik (ed.) (2010) The Uprising of 1857, Before and Beyond. New Delhi.
Roy, Kaushik (ed.) (2010) Warfare, State and Society in South Asia. New Delhi.
Roy, Kaushik (ed.) (2008) 1857 Uprising: A Tale of an Indian Warrior [Translation of Durgadas Bandopadhyay's Amar Jivancharit]. Kolkata: Anthem Press India. Anthem South Asian Series.

Non-refereed Journal Article

Roy, Kaushik (2012) Introduction: Warfare and the state in Afghanistan, International Area Studies Review 15(3): 195–202.

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