The Indian Mutiny: 1857

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Viking, 2002 - 504 من الصفحات
The Indian Mutiny of 1857 was the bloodiest insurrection in the history of the British Empire. It began with a large-scale uprising by native troops against their colonial masters, and soon developed into general rebellion as thousands of discontented civilians joined in. It is a tale of brutal murder and heroic resistance from which innocents on both sides could not escape. This work covers the story of the Mutiny. It challenges the accepted wisdom that a British victory was inevitable, showing just how close the mutineers came to dealing a fatal blow to the British Raj.

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معاينة المستخدمين  - RajivC - LibraryThing

This is an extremely good introduction to the Indian Mutiny of 1857. The story is well told, and is told with a rare pace that kept me hooked throughout. The book seems to have been extremely well ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله

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معاينة المستخدمين  - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing

A very good, if "Anglo", retelling of The Indian Mutiny. Previously, I had a vague idea that there was a mutiny in 1857 and that the Black Hole of Calcutta was somehow involved but the author has ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله


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