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THE INDIAN MUTINY OF 1857

by G B MALLESON

  • Category History
  • Format Paperback
  • Imprint Rupa
  • Price 250
  1. ISBN: 9.79E+12
  2. Pages: 275 pages
  3. Date: 2005

ABOUT THIS BOOK

No mention of Indian history is complete without a reference to the Mutiny of 1857. Here was an event, which attempted to strike at the roots of the British Empire. Books on the subject abound, analysing the causes behind the military uprising as also the reasons for its failure. Written by a Britisher about three decades after the event, this book is singular in not pivoting on the story of the greased cartridges. The driving force of the Mutiny, the author states, is an emotion that is not ‘personal’ but

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