The 1857 Rebellion
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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 1500 to c 1900,
  • Gender studies,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • History / India,
  • Asia - India & South Asia,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Historiography,
  • India,
  • Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages425
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10136274M
ISBN 100195690761
ISBN 109780195690767

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The Rebellion book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This volume brings together seminal writings on the rebellion of , /5. This volume brings together seminal writings on the rebellion of , including out-of-print tracts to provide a comprehensive picture of the rebellion. It discusses all major debates related to the rebellion and outlines changes in historiography from the imperialist and nationalist interpretations to popular uprisings, adivasi protests, and mentalities involved. Whatever the moniker, in , one of the Indian armies, the Bengal, mutinied. In the most cursory histories of the period, the cause of the rebellion is simply cited as an oversight, a change in the type of grease used in powder cartridges rumored to contain animal /5(5). I think the statement, "The rebellion is also known as the Indian Mutiny, Great Rebellion, Sepoy Mutiny, Revolt of , and predominantly in India, First War of Independence (with link to the (term) page)" is a fair description of the current usage of the term.

The Mormon Rebellion: America's First Civil War, – - Kindle edition by Bigler, David L., Bagley, Will. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Mormon Rebellion: /5(27). Indian Mutiny, widespread but unsuccessful rebellion begun in against British rule in India. It began when Indian troops (sepoys) in the service of Britain’s East India Company refused to use purportedly tainted weaponry. One consequence of the mutiny was the . When Eric Stokes, the foremost British historian of India of his generation, died in , he left behind in this work a substantial part of what would have been his definitive statement on the social origins of the Indian Mutiny-rebellion of This book provides an in-depth analysis of the roots of the rebellion and the various rural groups that participated in the revolt against the English. History of the Indian mutiny / Charles Ball --A history of the Sepoy war in India / J.W. Kaye --The character of the outbreak of / R.C. Majumdar --Theories on the Indian mutiny / S.B. Chaudhuri a review / S.N. Sen --Reflection on the mutiny / K.K. Datta --The Great Rebellion / 'Talmiz Khaldun' --The struggle for succession: rebels.

  The first section of the book may be appropriate for use in undergraduate courses. The book in its entirety, however, may be better suited for graduate seminars. Ultimately, though, I would recommend this book for anyone even mildly interested in the rebellion, Islam, or the origin of modern conceptions of Islam. On the occasion of the th anniversary of the memorable Rebellion, this book situates the way the nature of the Rebellion has been debated over the last century and a half. This is achieved by tracing the historiography of the Rebellion and incorporating vital selections -- including tracts from some out-of-print books -- to bring to the reader a comprehensive picture of the s: 1. The Indian Rebellion of is also called the Indian Mutiny, the Sepoy Mutiny, India's First War of Independence or India's first struggle for began on 10 May at Meerut, as a mutiny of sepoys of the British East India Company's army. Sepoys in the Presidency of Bengal revolted against their British officers. Back of The Book Popularly know as the first Indian war of Independence, the Rebellion of was a significant moment in the political history of modern India. Despite the broad consensus of opinion about the national character of the movement, yet this uprising still remains mired in controversies. Through extensive references to first hand accounts and other historical document, the essays.