Fifty-two stories of the Indian Mutiny and the man who saved India by Alfred H. Miles

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  • India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947

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Statementby Alfred H. Miles and Arthur John Pattle.
ContributionsPattle, Arthur John.
The Physical Object
Pagination440 p. :
Number of Pages440
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Open LibraryOL16473123M
ISBN 109693520106
ISBN 109789693520101
LC Control Number2007432962

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Download it Fifty Two Stories Of The Indian Mutiny And The Man Who Saved India books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Click Get Books for free books. Indian Mutiny, also called Sepoy Mutiny or First War of Independence, widespread but unsuccessful rebellion against British rule in India in – Begun in Meerut by Indian troops (sepoys) in the service of the British East India Company, it spread to Delhi, Agra, Kanpur, and Lucknow.

In India it is often called the First War of Independence and other similar names. 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 independence.

It 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. In the value of tea import was £24, and wheat £0. Post mutiny, the value of tea increased to £2, and wheat to £1, India was effectively Britain’s commodity supplier and they had a strong desire to protect this investment, evident not only by their costly suppression, but also by the defence of India post ‘mutiny’.

The mutiny brought the end of the old order. It convinced the government at home that the time had definitely come for ending the old East India Company and transferring the government of India to the Crown. It was not British dominion but the dominion of the East India. The British East India Company had been surprised by the Indian Mutiny of Soon, however, the Army of Retribution was on its way to take Delhi back.

Troop numbers. After taking over the Punjab inthe Company reduced the number of British Army regiments in India. This was for reasons of economy, and to send men to the Crimean War ().

Of themen on the Bengal Army establishment in24, were European andwere Indian sepoys (infantry) and sowars (cavalry). The Man Who Saved India is a sweeping, magisterial retelling of Sardar Patel's story.

With fiercely detailed and pugnacious anecdotes, multiple award-winning, best-selling writer Hindol Sengupta brings alive Patel's determined life of struggle and his furious commitment to keep India s: Part 2 comprises around 50 diaries and related records of many different styles, from a wide variety of authors taken from the European Manuscripts Section.

These diaries provide us with a vivid insight into life in India during the Raj just prior to the Indian Mutiny ofduring the Mutiny and in the years shortly afterwards.

The Indian Mutiny was an uprising against British rule in India which began in The mutiny had many underlying causes, but was sparked by the introduction of cartridges which were greased. In modern India, Lakshmi Bai is regarded as a national heroine. Statues of her stand guard over Jhansi and Gwalior.

Her story has been told in ballads, novels, movies and the Indian equivalent of Classics Illustrated comics. Prime Minister Indira Ghandi appeared. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker.

The Indian mutiny of Item Preview remove-circle India -- History Sepoy Rebellion, Publisher London: Seeley and co.

Collection. Delhi Mutiny Papers - Press List - A descriptive British index of the 'Mutiny Papers' now held in the National Archives of India, New Delhi. The papers, in Urdu and Persian describe activities in the city and the court of the Mughal emperor during the time of the Uprising.

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(Alfred Henry), Fifty-two stories of the Indian Mutiny, and the men who saved India, (London, Hutchinson, [?]), also by Arthur John Pattle (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). The periodical response to the Indian Mutiny contributed to a number of short-term and long-term effects for British India.

Prior to the Mutiny, there was some hope that through the benevolent guardianship of the British, India might one day emerge from perceived social backwardness and Indians, themselves, might participate in their own. In The Indian Mutiny: Saul David explores one of Britain's most harrowing colonial battles.

In the native troops of the Bengal army rose against their colonial masters. The ensuing insurrection was to become the bloodiest in the history of the British ing formidable storytelling with ground-breaking research, Saul David narrates a tale at once heart-r.4/5(19).

A British historian, Saul David, author of The Indian Mutiny, said it was valid to count the death toll but reckoned that it ran into "hundreds of thousands".

"It looks like an overestimate. BOOK III. [Chapter I. THE ANNIVERSARY OF ALMA. [had spread her crimson mantle over the hills and braes' around Glen Tulloch. The heather had been in bloom for weeks, but at early morning and all day long the soun.d of the sportsman's gun was still to be heard on the hills, though the grouse were now getting wild, the glorious twelfth being long since past.

What with Post-Colonialism, the rise of Asia, and the sputtering BRICs reviewing a book such as The Indian Mutiny: is a challenge. Nonetheless, Saul David's introduction to the Indian Mutiny, or the First War of Indian Independence [perspective is everything], is an excellent example of Narrative History -- history where character, incident, plot, story, and crisis, rather than analysis Reviews: The Indian Mutiny and Beyond: The Letters of Robert Shebbeare VC (Barnsley: Pen and Sword, ).

Llewellyn-Jones, Rosie, A Fatal Friendship: The Nawabs, the British, and the City of Lucknow (Oxford University Press, ). The Great Uprising in India, Untold Stories, Indian and British (Woodbridge: Boydell, ).

Shut down after the Indian mutiny by the British government. Indian Mutiny. mutiny by the sepoys of the East India Trade Company. MEERUT. Place where the Indian Mutiny began. Mangal Pandey.

Indian sepoy who stepped out of line in Meerut and shot an officer. Missed and hit the horse. Many works of fiction have their stories embedded with their era's current social events.

Be it through the events themselves, or how the events have shaped the people. Sign of Four leans on the Indian Rebellion of as its foundation for the whole novel. The mutiny, so titled by the British at the time, lasted around three years from BALL’S HISTORY OF THE INDIAN MUTINY, ILLUSTRATED WITH BATTLE SCENES, PORTRAITS AND VIEWS OF INDIA.

BALL, Charles. The History of the Indian Mutiny: Giving a Detailed Account of the Sepoy Insurrection in India. London: London Printing and Publishing Company, circa Seven volumes.

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on India and amend their management to make it more efficient In fact, compared to the other European wars of the nineteenth century the Indian Rebellion was of small consequence.

Only about 2, British soldiers were killed in action during the course of the mutiny, compared toin the. We are off, said dispatch from Delhi, alerting other British stations of the mutiny in May Sir Robert Montgomery, a British administrator in colonial India, had remarked after the mutiny of"The electric telegraph has saved India." The comment is inscribed on a foot obelisk in old Delhi, a memorial to that event.

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The History of the Indian Mutiny: Giving a Detailed Account of the Sepoy Insurrection in India: And a Concise History of the Great Military Events which Have Tended to Consolidate British Empire in Hindostan, Volume 1 Volume 1 of The History of the Indian Mutiny: Giving a Detailed Account of the Sepoy Insurrection in India, Charles Ball.

Fascinating year-old photographs of India after the failed mutiny have sold for almost £8, at auction. The images dating from to. Rich in Indian culture and British colonial history, Lucknow is best known as a centre of India's independence struggle and for the events surrounding the mutiny.

Capital of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow is located on banks of the River Gomti and boasts both Muslim monuments and grand European architecture. (B) Accommodation in Lucknow: Lebua Hotel. fifty two stories of the indian mutiny and the man who saved india; etnografia; be free the gift of freedom; israel unter den volkern; desarrollo y cultura; be an angel clear that clutter; carta a una mujer ausente; labour markets and economic development; 水で世界を制する日本; sinfonia to the serenata il barcheggio; art nouveau.

The 3rd Bengal Light Cavalry, also known as the 3rd Bengal Native Cavalry, was a locally recruited regiment of the East India Company's Bengal inthe regiment took part in conflicts throughout British India, serving with distinction in the Second Anglo-Maratha War, the First Anglo-Afghan War and the First Anglo-Sikh War, earning various battle honours.

The History of the Indian Mutiny: Giving a Detailed Account of the Sepoy Insurrection in India; and a Concise History of the Great Military Events which have Tended to Consolidate British Empire in Hindostan, 2 vols. London and New York: The London Printing and Publishing Company, [ –].

Junoon (), starring Shashi Kapoor, was adapted from a short story, The Flight of Pigeons, inspired by the memoirs of a survivor of the mutiny. There have been various other Indian films. Wilson first arrived in India inat a time when the British government here was hard beset by financial stress in the wake of what the British called the Sepoy Mutiny and Indians their first War of Independence.

Increased military expenditure had drained the government's resources, leaving with with huge debts. - Explore James B. Shannon's board "Indian Mutiny, ", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Mutiny, Lucknow, Indian history pins.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. A Story of the Indian Mutiny Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: India -- History -- Sepoy Rebellion, -- Fiction Category: Text: EBook-No. Release Date:   Julian Spilsbury's book "The Indian Mutiny" is a very readable and informative guide to the sepoy mutiny of His style of writing is very clear and he concentrates on what is important rather than getting bogged down in too much detail.

As a result this is a much shorter and more accesible account than say Saul David's book on the s:   The Great Indian Novel takes its title not from the auther’s estimate of its contents but in deference to its primary source of inspiration, the ancient epic the Mahabharata.

The Siege of Krishnapur by J.G. Farrell. India, —the year of the Great Mutiny, when Muslim soldiers turned in bloody rebellion on their British overlords.

Hardbound. Condition: As New. New. India Before and After the Mutiny is a rare piece of history on the Mutiny not in the sense that the book is not available in the book market in India the importance lies elsewhere. The book was first published in when the dust or fallout of the Mutiny of was yet to be settled down.

Nearly 15 months later, after great violence on both sides, the revolt was suppressed, but it left British rule in India transformed and, arguably, trigger for the Mutiny was a rumour. India celebrates the th anniversary next year of the Indian mutiny or "first war of independence", when Indian soldiers of the British army rebelled against their colonial masters.

Conventional history says native Hindu and Muslim soldiers, known as sepoys, revolted against the British East India Company over fears that gun cartridges were.

It includes individual stories of bad experiences along with everything that happened under Bahadur Shah Zafar II’s rule. For those who are especially interested in knowing about how Delhi came about and the mutiny, this book is for you.

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