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The great uprising in India, 1857-58 : untold stories, Indian and British

Author: Rosie Llewellyn-Jones
Publisher: Woodbridge : Boydell Press, 2007.
Series: Worlds of the East India Company, v. 2.
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Drawing on sources in Britain and India, including contemporary East India Company records, together with oral memories from India illustrated with a number of nineteenth century photographs, the author tells of the murder of the British Resident in the princely state of Kotah; of Indians who opposed the Mutiny, and suffered at the hands of the "mutineers"; of a small, but significant, number of Europeans who fought  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, British
Personal narratives, East Indians
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Llewellyn-Jones, Rosie.
Great uprising in India, 1857-58.
Woodbridge : Boydell Press, 2007
(OCoLC)656164076
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosie Llewellyn-Jones
ISBN: 9781843833048 1843833042
OCLC Number: 85691822
Description: xviii, 237 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Timeline --
Introduction: India in 1857 --
Rebels and renegades --
The Kotah residency murders --
The great wall of Lucknow --
The prize agents --
'Hung in perpetual chains' --
Muting memorials --
Glossary.
Series Title: Worlds of the East India Company, v. 2.
Responsibility: Rosie Llewellyn-Jones.
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Covers the events of 1857-58 in India through a series of stories. This title covers topics including, the murder of the British Resident in the princely state of Kotah; Indians who opposed the  Read more...

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Full of fascinating information and engagingly written. HUGH PURCELL, HISTORY TODAY(An) original and less Anglo-centric view of history. DAILY TELEGRAPH (An) eminently readable book. (.) Even those Read more...

 
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