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Eyewitnesses to the Indian Mutiny

J. Hewitt

Eyewitnesses to the Indian Mutiny

by J. Hewitt

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Published by Sprey .
Written in English


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The History of the Indian Mutiny book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Be the first to ask a question about The History of the Indian Mutiny Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list» Community Reviews.3/5(1). Indian Independence Book List. Checkout the List of Best Books on Indian Freedom Struggle and partition that are not-to-be-missed on Njkinny's Blog.

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 4/5(16). Buy The Indian Mutiny by Julian Spilsbury online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

The Indian Mutiny Experiences of an Officer of the Bengal Horse Artillery: A horse gunner's Mutiny experiences Bourchier's is a well known and highly regarded eyewitness account of the Indian Mutiny as experienced and reported by an officer of that most famous of Indian. Reviews of The Indian Mutiny: "A remarkable work of synthesis: scholarly, well researched, well paced, readable, and comprehensive The Indian Mutiny is one of history’s great stories, and in David it has found a chronicler whose knowledge and grasp of arcane military matters is .


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Spilsbury presents a very thorough retelling of the tragic events of the Indian Mutiny in This is a fact-based account bringing together many Eyewitnesses to the Indian Mutiny book accounts and, more importantly, the recollections of the participants/5.

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 by:   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 Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv,[16] pages illustrations, maps, portraits 23 cm.

Responsibility: edited by James Hewitt. An eyewitness account of India's first war of Independence - Revolt of [Book extract] There were thousands of women, tiny children, young and old men pouring out of the city in a state of panic. The Indian Rebellion of was a major, but ultimately unsuccessful, uprising in India in –58 against the rule of the British East India Company, which functioned as a sovereign power on behalf of the British Crown.

The rebellion began on 10 May in the form of a mutiny of sepoys of the Company's army in the garrison town of Meerut, 40 mi (64 km) northeast of Delhi (now Old Delhi). Short paperback book with the details of each battle during the Indian Mutiny.

Some pictures but no battle maps. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from the United States. Top international reviews Charles Vasey. out of 5 stars Campaigns (rather than Battles) Of The Indian s: The book is packed with crowded events and it would not be practicable to condense all the tumultuous events of Sepoy Mutiny, the Second Afghan War, the military expeditions to Lushai Hills and War with Burma in which the author participated as one who controlled and directed the events which shaped the destiny of the age.

The subtitle of this delightful book of sketches is “The Ingredients of Social Life at ‘Our Station’ in India”. Captain Atkinson describes with a delicious wry touch the ramshackle routine. The Last Mughal by William Dalrymple. The focus is mainly around Delhi and not around the rest of the country.

But it has some interesting facts. For example, Initially both Hindu and Muslim soldiers rallied around a Muslim King to beat back the B. This book is something different. Written in the century bygone, it is a well documented series of events concluded in a hasty span of few years preceding the mutiny of It gives a wonderful explanation of events leading to the mutiny and Reviews:   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: Patiala, Octo GANDA SINGH 8 THE INDIAN MUTINY OF AND THE SIKHS PART I UNDESERVED PRAISE The Mutiny at Meerut onwhich later became widespread and developed into a revolt in some parts of the U.P.

and neighbouring territories, has been called by some writers 'the Indian War of Independence'. Full text of "Indian Rebellion of - wikipedia" See other formats Indian Rebellion of Indian Rebellion of The Indian Rebellion of began as a mutiny of sepoys of the British East India Company's army on 10 Mayin the town of Meerut, and soon escalated into other mutinies and civilian rebellions largely in the upper Gangetic plain and central India, with the major.

The Indian Mutiny is a well written book, with full of data for the reader interested in explore more deeply the complex issues the mutiny were for the British and the Indians too. However, I believed that in the kindle format is not easy to follow the combats because the maps are not able to be consulted "close" the s: 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.

Although there were deeper social, religious and political reasons, it is generally believed that the immediate cause of the Mutiny, which began on 10 Maywas the. (). The Backlash in Delhi: British Treatment of the Mughal Royal Family following the Indian “Sepoy Mutiny” of Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs: Vol.

31, No. 2, pp. 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 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 officers. Battles of the Indian Mutiny book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(1). Mutiny: Authentic Voices from the Indian Mutiny-First Hand Accounts of Battles, Sieges and Personal Hardships Hardcover – J by James Humphries (Editor) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ PaperbackFormat: Hardcover. Harriet Tytler was the only woman present at the siege of Delhi inthe most crucial encounter of the Indian Mutiny.

l Her unique eyewitness account of the siege and description of her life in India are remarkable as much for their compelling readability as for their historical significance. A woman of singular courage and independence, Harriet Earle was born into an army family in 5/5(1).Grey Area And Other Stories: Between the Conceits; the Indian Mutiny; a Short History of the English Novel; Incubus or the Impossibility of.

Area; Inclusion; the End of the Relationship by Self, Will and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ‎The Indian Rebellion of was a rebellion in India against the rule of the British East India Company, that ran from May to July The rebellion began as a mutiny of sepoys of the East India Company's army on 10 Mayin the cantonment of the town of Meerut, and soon escalated into o.