Martial Races Theory

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Racial Groups Of India - Martial Races Theory
... The Martial races theory was a British ideology based on the assumption that certain peoples were more martially inclined as opposed to the general ... the entire spectrum of Indian ethnic groups into two categories a "martial race" and a "non-martial race" ... The martial race was thought of as typically brave and well built for fighting ...

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