Indian mutiny

a centenary history.
  • 232 Pages
  • 4.25 MB
  • English
Hollis & Carter , London
India -- History -- Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-


LC ClassificationsDS478 .H5
The Physical Object
Pagination232 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6218743M
LC Control Number57002578

Out of 5 stars Battles of the Indian Mutiny (British Battles) Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 9, Verified Purchase. I was somewhat disappointed in this book, as I was hoping for a chapter on each battle giving an OOB and a map of the battle field along with a description of each battle.

However it turned out to be a history Cited by: 6.

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I usually enjoy a good British Empire read and this book is an expansive, detailed description of the Indian Mutiny of the mid 's. It's well written from a contemporary's view of what transpired and gives an interesting perspective of the Imperial and Colonial mindset of this period of by: The Indian Mutiny book.

Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Bythe British East India Company was India’s de facto ruler /5.

What with Post-Colonialism, the rise of Asia, and the sputtering BRICs reviewing a book such as The Indian Mutiny: is a challenge. Nonetheless, Saul David's introduction to the Indian Mutiny, or the First War of Indian Independence [perspective is everything], is an excellent example of Narrative History -- history where character, incident, plot, story, and crisis, rather 4/5.

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The focus is mainly around Delhi and not around the rest of the country. But it has some interesting facts. For example, Initially both Hindu and Muslim soldiers rallied around a Muslim King to beat back the B. Indian Mutiny, widespread but unsuccessful rebellion begun in against British rule in India.

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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 establishment of direct British governance of India. These rebel soldiers had reached Delhi only a few hours after the outbreak of the great Indian Mutiny at the army base in nearby Meerut.

In the course of the next few months, however, tens of Author: Mike Dash. Top 10 books about the British in India In his superb short history of the Indian which shocked public opinion “at home” as much as the mutiny itself. Hibbert’s book is. In the midth century India was the focus of Britain's international prestige and commercial power - the most important colony in an empire which extended to every continent on the globe and protected by the seemingly dependable native armies of the East India Company.

When, however, in discontent exploded into open rebellion, Britain was obliged to field its .