Kate Imy, Assistant Professor of History at the University of North Texas, talks about her recent book Faithful Fighters.

Her book explores the Indian Army’s attempts to racialise and militarise the South Asian identities of its multi-racial, multi-linguistic, and multi-faith soldiery to secure their loyalty, cooperation. Her book is published by Stanford University Press and was a winner of the American Historical Association's Pacific Coast Branch Book Award

Kate Imy is an historian of war and empire teaching classes on questions of identity (race, gender, class, religion) in the twentieth-century British imperial world.