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The Great Rebellion of in India was much more than a ‘sepoy mutiny’. It was a major event in South Asian and British colonial history that significantly challenged imperialism in India.

This fascinating collection explores hitherto ignored diversities of the Great Rebellion such as gender and colonial fiction, courtesans, white. The Great Rebellion of in India: Exploring Transgressions, Contests and Diversities (Routledge Studies in South Asian History Book 7) - Kindle edition by Pati, Biswamoy.

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It was a major event in South Asian and British colonial history that significantly challenged imperialism in by: 5. The Great Rebellion of in India was much more than a ‘sepoy mutiny’. It was a major event in South Asian and British colonial history that significantly challenged imperialism in India.

This fascinating collection explores hitherto ignored diversities of the Great Rebellion such as gender and colonial fiction, courtesans, white ‘marginals’, penal laws and colonial anxieties about. The Great Rebellion of in India was much more than a 'sepoy mutiny'. It was a major event in South Asian and British colonial history that significantly challenged imperialism in India.

This fascinating collection explores hitherto ignored diversities of the Great Rebellion such as gender and colonial fiction, courtesans, white 'marginals 4/5(1). About the Book The Revolt of is being increasingly recognized as one of the major events of the nineteenth century, a turning point in the history of imperialism.

The sheer scale of the uprising and its unique place in the narrative of anti-colonial resistance has prompted it to be interpreted on several occasions in the past by nationalist leaders, historians and officials and the.

The Causes of the Indian Revolt Written by SAYYID AHMED KHAN BAHADUR, C.S.I. IN URDOO, IN THE YEARAND TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH. by HIS TWO EUROPEAN FRIENDS, BENARES, MEDICAL HALL PRESS.

EDITED by FRANCES W. PRITCHETT, PREFACE The following pages though written in have not yet been published. The Revolt sowed the seeds of Indian nationalism, which lay dormant in the subconscious of the Indian The great revolt in India book.

It started the movement which was a continuous struggle against the British rule till Hence, the nature, character and causes of this Great Revolt of should be studied in order to understand the subsequent events. India - India - The mutiny and great revolt of – When soldiers of the Bengal army mutinied in Meerut ontension had been growing for some time.

The immediate cause of military disaffection was the deployment of the new breech-loading Enfield rifle, the cartridge of which was purportedly greased with pork and beef fat. The Great Revolt is filled with many other diamonds, pearls, rubies and sapphires of American, common-sense wisdom.

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In conclusion, I give this book 10 out of 5 stars. Buy this book for yourself. The Indian Rebellion of was a major, but ultimately unsuccessful, uprising in India in –58 against the rule of the British East India Company, which functioned as a sovereign power on behalf of the British Crown.

The rebellion began on 10 May in the form of a mutiny of sepoys of the Company's army in the garrison town of Meerut, 40 mi (64 km) northeast of Delhi (now Old Delhi). Consequently, what needs to be reiterated is that the Great Rebellion of forms a major milestone in the germination of this idea.

Again significant was the effort by colonial historiography to map the. region affected by the Great Rebellion as being confined only to parts of northern India. About The Book Vis-a-vis a plethora of event specific studies of the Revolt of we have in this book an all comprehensive idea-specific study of the event.

Here events and cross-events sink. Historians crowd corridors of understanding. The ideas they muse, the reflections they cast and the influences they spread-all have been combined into a unity of historiographical culture so much so. Syed Ahmed Khan was one of the leading figures of Muslim India, and the Revolt of was the defining moment of his life.

He wrote this analysis soon after he witnessed the brutal revenge the British took on Delhi once the Revolt was suppressed. His primary aim was to correct the misconception that the uprising was merely a Muslim conspiracy.

The Last Mughal by William Dalrymple. 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.

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Death, disorder and disappointments. 'The Great Slaughter', that's how Athelstan refers to the Peasants Revolt of Wat Tyler, John Bull, the Upright men, the Earthworms, plots and counterplots, all are grist for the mill in this latest mystery that sets Athelstan's brain afire and heart pounding/5(26).

'By far the best single-volume description of the mutiny yet written' - Economist A beautifully written and meticulously researched narrative history of the great Indian uprising of by one of our most acclaimed living historians. First published in and re-issued with a handsome new cover for the paperback edition.4/5(20).

THE nature of the Great Indian Revolt of has been debated from the time it originated. While the logic of retaining the monopoly of the English East India Company (EEIC) was behind the definition of as a “Sepoy Mutiny” (viz.

sipahi, as the company’s “native” soldier was called), the idea of wiping out its monopoly gave thrust to the effort to uncover deeper problems that. Aftermath of the Revolt: India by Thomas R. Metcalf (Princeton, ) Awadh in Revolt, A Study of Popular Resistance by Rudrangshu Mukherjee (Delhi, ).

By the end ofBritish authority over India was fully reestablished, but the Revolt had not been in vain. It was the first great struggle of the Indian people for freedom from British imperialism. It paved the way for the rise of the modern national movement.

Weaknesses of Revolt. After the revolt, although British did not followed the policy of territorial expansion in India, the period was yet marked by a new era of economic exploitation of India by British From now on, the British adopted a policy of opposing the educated middle class and.

Course of the Great Revolt of The issue of Enfield rifle which is believed to use greased catridges made of fat from Pig and Cow led to the immediate cause of the revolt.

On 29th MarchMangal pandey (Barackpur) a sepoy refused to use enfield refile and killed his officer and hence hanged to death. While questioning typical assumptions associated with the Great Rebellion, it argues that the Rebellion neither began nor ended in Clearly informed by the ‘Subaltern Studies’ scholarship, this book is post-subalternist as it moves far beyond narrow subalternist concerns.

The Great Revolt began in the year It started when the Jews discovered that the Roman governor, Florus, had stolen huge amounts of silver from the Temple. The Jews rioted and defeated the Roman soldiers stationed in Jerusalem.

They also defeated a backup contingent of soldiers, sent in by the Roman ruler of neighboring Syria. Ashok Mehta in his book The Great Rebellion expressed the view that the revolt was national in character. Bishewswar Prasad observes “as the end of the alien rule was the essential object and the chief purpose and in this sense the revolt of may be termed a national war for freedom, though the sentiment of nationalism in the modern sense had not taken deep roots in the soil of India at.

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The events which began on 10 May are known variously as the Indian Mutiny, the Sepoy Mutiny, the Sepoy Rebellion, the Sepoy Revolt and the First War of Independence. That those events should have come to be known by so many names illustrates the vastly different ways in which they have been interpreted, and suggests the general air of.

The Great Rebellion of in India was much more than a ‘sepoy mutiny’. It was a major event in South Asian and British colonial history that significantly challenged imperialism in India. Interdisciplinary in focus and based on a range of untapped source materials and rare, printed tracts, this book questions conventional wisdom.

The. Origin of the Mutiny. The immediate cause of the Indian Revolt ofor Sepoy Mutiny, was a seemingly minor change in the weapons used by the British East India Company's Company had upgraded to the new Pattern. For through long ages India has been a place of trade.

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The Indigo Rebellion (Neel Bidroho) took place in Bengal in and was a revolt by the farmers against British planters who had forced them to grow indigo under terms that were greatly unfavourable to the farmers. Indigo Rebellion (UPSC Notes): Download PDF Here.

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The Sepoy Mutiny was a violent and very bloody uprising against British rule in India in It is also known by other names: the Indian Mutiny, the Indian Rebellion ofor the Indian Revolt .Historians have identified diverse political, economic, military, religious and social causes of the Indian Rebellion of An uprising in several sepoy companies of the Bengal army was sparked by the issue of new gunpowder cartridges for the Enfield rifle in February Loading the Enfield often required tearing open the greased cartridge with one's teeth, and many sepoys believed that.