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The Indian rebellion

its causes and results, in a series of letters

by Duff, Alexander

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Published by R. Carter in New York .
Written in English


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Statementfrom Alexander Duff
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS478 D85 1858a, DS478 D85 1858
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 408 p.
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24434073M

The Indian Rebellion of is also known as India’s First War of Independence, the Great Rebellion, the Indian Mutiny, the Revolt of , the Uprising of , the Sepoy Rebellion and the Sepoy Mutiny. The many names are the result of the conflict’s continuing importance to India’s national sense of identity. Causes of the Rebellion. By the s, much of India was ruled by the East India Company, a private company consisting of British merchants which had first established its presence in the s.

This fascinating book, based on extensive archival research in Britain and India, examines why mutineer-rebels chose to attack prisons and release prisoners, discusses the impact of the destruction of the jails on British penal policy in mainland India, considers the relationship between India and its penal settlements in Southeast Asia, re-examines Britain's decision to s/5.   Their mutiny encouraged rebellion by considerable numbers of Indian civilians in a broad belt of northern and central India - roughly from Delhi in the west to Benares in the east.

The Indian Rebellion of , often known as the First War of Indian Independence and the Indian Mutiny,was a prolonged period of armed uprisings in different parts of India against British occupation of that part of the subcontinent. Small precursors of brewing discontent involving incidences of arson in cantonment areas began to manifest themselves in January. The Malabar rebellion is a layered story with multiple strands that defy simplistic narrations Erasing any of these strands or experiences — the anti-colonial impulse, religious content, agrarian moorings, police brutality — would result in an incomplete, lopsided picture of the event with potential for dangerous interpretations in our.


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The Indian rebellion by Duff, Alexander Download PDF EPUB FB2

In The British Raj: A Captivating Guide to the British in India, Starting from the Indian Rebellion of to the Indian Independence Act ofyou will discover topics such as. East India Company, the First British Presence on the Indian Subcontinent; East India Company, the First British Presence on the Indian Subcontinent/5(20).

Whatever the moniker, inone of the Indian armies, the Bengal, The Indian rebellion book. 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 fat.

This revelation horrified both Hindus and Muslims/5(5). When Eric Stokes, the foremost British historian of India of his generation, died inhe 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 Cited by: 6.

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 : Rebellion stopped, End of the Mughal. An brilliant, nuanced analysis of the racializing and essentializing of Muslims in India in the wake The Indian rebellion book the rebellion.

The book is also a great example of how historical studies of anti-Muslim sentiment can she light on contemporary Islamophobia. Morgenstein Fuerst does this in an exceptional manner in the s: 4.

When Eric Stokes, the foremost British historian of India of his generation, died inhe 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.

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. 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 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. Indian War of Independence book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The Indian Rebellion of refers to a rebellion /5(21). (Wolpert on the Rebellion of ) It was the fiercest, bloodiest war ever fought on Indian soil, the last desperate struggle of many an ancien regime, united by their fears and their hatred of the foreigner, whose Western Raj had become too powerful to was far more than a mutiny, the name that British pride has always preferred, yet much less than a first war of independence, as.

The Indian Rebellion of is also known as India’s First War of Independence, the Great Rebellion, the Indian Mutiny, the Revolt ofthe Uprising ofthe Sepoy Rebellion and the Sepoy Mutiny. The many names are the result of the conflict’s continuing importance to India’s national sense of identity.

It began as a mutiny of. The revolt started from the villages of - Gobindapur and Chaugacha in Krishnanagar, Nadia district, where Bishnucharan Biswas and Digambar Biswas first led the rebellion against the planters in Bengal, It spread rapidly in Murshidabad, Birbhum, Burdwan, Pabna, Khulna, and Narail.

The Sepoy Rebellion of The History and Legacy of the Indian Rebellion against the British East India Company Kindle Edition by Charles River Editors (Author) › Visit Amazon's Charles River Editors Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search /5(5). 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 s: 1.

The Indian War of Independence is an Indian nationalist history of the revolt by Vinayak Damodar Savarkar that was first published in The book, initially written in Marathi, was penned by Savarkar in response to celebrations in Britain of the 50th anniversary of the Indian uprising with records from India Office archives and the whole project received support from Indian.

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 establishment of direct British governance of India. A few things stand out in this book. Singh’s commitment to a social revolution in India was almost as strong as his desire for political revolution.

He derided a certain set of Indian leaders yearning to go back to a “golden age” and instead, argued for a scientific and rational look ahead. The Indian Rebellion of began as a mutiny of sepoys of the East India Company's army on 10 Mayin the cantonment of the town of Meerut, and soon escalated into other mutinies and civilian rebellions largely in the upper Gangetic plain and central India, with the major hostilities confined to present-day Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, northern Madhya Pradesh, and the Delhi region.

[3]Date: 10 May – 20 June(1 year, 1 month, 2 weeks and 5 days). The Indian Rebellion of had diverse political, economic, military, religious and social causes. An uprising in several sepoy companies of the Bengal army was sparked by the issue of new gunpowder cartridges for the Enfield rifle February, The cartridges were rumoured to have been made from cow and sow fat.

Loading the Enfield required tearing open the greased cartridge with one's. 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. The middle chapters of the book investigate British and Indian Muslims writings about the Great Rebellion in the s.

These chapters center on the publications of William Wilson Hunter and Sir Syed Ahmad Khan. W. W. Hunter was an influential statistician and historian in the Indian Civil Service, whose work formed the foundation of The.

This letter is in response to a series of news, articles and columns that have been published in The Hindu over the past week regarding the Mappillah Riots (also known as the Malabar Rebellion.