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" If more troops had been at hand the casualties would have been greater in proportion. It was no longer a question of merely dispersing the crowd, but one of producing a sufficient moral effect from a military point of view not only on those who were present,... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 97
1920
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Gandhi's Rise to Power: Indian Politics 1915-1922

Judith M. Brown - Biography & Autobiography - 1974 - 404 pages
...it was my duty to produce if I was to justify my action. . . It was no longer a question of merely dispersing the crowd, but one of producing a sufficient...effect, from a military point of view, not only on those present, but more specially throughout the Punjab. There could be no question of undue severity.' Quoted...
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Ideologies of the Raj, Volume 3, Part 4

Thomas R. Metcalf - History - 1997 - 244 pages
...hesitation would have been fatal'. Dyer himself insisted that the firing was not 'a question of merely dispersing the crowd, but one of producing a sufficient...view, not only on those who were present but more specially throughout the Punjab. There could be no question of undue severity.' The firing in Jallianwalla...
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Imperial Power and Popular Politics: Class, Resistance and the State in ...

Rajnarayan Chandavarkar, Rajnarayan (university Of Cambridge) - History - 1998 - 388 pages
...142 Ibid. '" Ibid., p. 86. 144 Ibid. In suppressing disorder, his task was not a matter of 'merely dispersing the crowd, but one of producing a sufficient...view, not only on those who were present but more specially throughout the Punjab'. Under these circumstances, 'If I fired, I must fire with good effect,...
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Policing Citizens: Authority and Rights

P. A. J. Waddington - Political Science - 1999 - 303 pages
...was perfectly open about his purpose: it was to "produce the necessary moral and widespread effect - not only on those who were present. but more especially throughout the Punjab" (Furneaux 1963: 13). Dyer was eventually censured by an official inquiry and relieved of his command....
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Patriots and Tyrants: Ten Asian Leaders

Ross Marlay, Clark D. Neher - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 355 pages
...no longer a question of merely dispersing the crowd, but one of producing a sufficient moral effect not only on those who were present, but more especially throughout the Punjab."52 Dyer was relieved of his command but was welcomed home by British Conservatives, who presented...
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Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European ...

A. W. Brian Simpson - Political Science - 2004 - 1161 pages
...on hand the casualties would have been greater in proportion. // was no longer a question of merely dispersing the crowd, but one of producing a sufficient...view, not only on those who were present but more specially throughout the Punjab. There could be no question of undue severity.21 (emphasis added) Indeed...
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Organizing Empire: Individualism, Collective Agency, and India

Purnima Bose - Business & Economics - 2003 - 278 pages
...at hand the casualties would have been greater in proportion. It was no longer a question o/ merely dispersing the crowd, but one of producing a sufficient...Punjab. There could be no question of undue severity. (30; emphasis in original) Dyer's statement regarding the massacre is an admission of what is known...
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War in the Modern World Since 1815

Jeremy Black - History - 2003 - 268 pages
...the commission that was struck to enquire into his actions, 'It was no longer a question of merely dispersing the crowd, but one of producing a sufficient...view, not only on those who were present, but more specifically throughout the Punjab'.94 Dyer was eventually vindicated, but it was a pyrrhic victory....
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The Jurisprudence of Emergency: Colonialism and the Rule of Law

Nasser Hussain - History - 2009 - 192 pages
...at hand, the casualties would have been greater in proportion. It was no longer a question of merely dispersing the crowd, but one of producing a sufficient...effect from a military point of view not only on those present, but more especially throughout the Punjab. There could be no question of undue severity.7...
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Kolonialismus

Mihran Dabag, Horst Gründer, Uwe-Karsten Ketelsen - Colonies - 2004 - 278 pages
...at hand the casualties would have been greater in proportion. It was not longer a question of merely dispersing the crowd, but one of producing a sufficient...who were present, but more especially throughout the Panjab. There could be no question of undue severity.«44 Die hohe Bereitschaft zur Gewalt sowie ihre...
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