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Independence War of 1857
and Some of its Participants
Tatya Tope's Operation Red Lotus
Parag Tope (Author)
- Tatya Tope's Operation Red Lotus is a quest to understand
the real history of the Anglo-Indian War of 1857. A quest by the
contemporary members of the Tope family, which led to the
discovery of the dramatic battle manoeuvres of their ancestor,
the legendary Tatya Tope, as well as the true import of the war.
The Queen of Jhansi (Seagull Books - Seagull World Literature)
Mahasweta Devi (Author), Sagaree Sengupta (Translator),
Mandira Sengupta (Translator)
- Lakshmibai, the Queen of Jhansi, a legendary Indian
heroine, led her troops against the British in the uprising of
1857, which is now widely described as the first Indian War of
1857: The Real Story of The Great Uprising
- Mrinal Pande (Author)
So this is what history looks
like, alive and electric, written by a participant while it is
unfolding. Mrinal Pande's translation is thrilling ...
- Neel Mukherjee
The Great Uprising in India, 1857-58: Untold Stories, Indian and British (Worlds of the East India Company)
- Rosie Llewellyn-Jones (Author)
The events of 1857-58
in India are seen here through a series of untold stories which
show that they were much more complex than hitherto thought.
MUTINY AND INSURGENCY IN INDIA 1857-58: The British Army in a Bloody Civil War
- Tony Heathcote (Author)
The events of 1857 to 1859
were tragic and momentous. The challenge to British colonial
rule was on an unprecedented scale. This book places these grim
events into their historical, political and economic contexts.
The author's use of sources including personal accounts brings
events of a century and a half ago vividly to life.
1857 Rebellion (Oxford India Paperbacks)
- Biswamoy Pati (Author)
This volume brings together
seminal writings on the rebellion of 1857, including
out-of-print tracts to provide a comprehensive picture of the
rebellion. It discusses all major debates related to the
rebellion and outlines changes in historiography from the
imperialist and nationalist interpretations to popular
uprisings, adivasi protests, and mentalities involved
The Great Uprising India 1857
- Pramod K. Nayar (Author)
Comprehensive guide to
Mutiny, events of 1857.
The Great Indian Mutiny: Colin Campbell and the Campaign at Lucknow
Bruce Watson (Author)
In 1857-1858, rebels in northern India recruited tens of
thousands of civilian volunteers in a mutiny that threatened to
engulf the entire subcontinent. This study explores a
fundamental question never explicitly investigated in histories
of the mutiny: How could a vastly outnumbered British army, with
dangerously extended lines of supply and reinforcement, defeat
so large a force on its home ground?