Journals Higher Education



15 November 2007

425 Pages

ISBN: 9780195690767

Bookseller Code (06)

The 1857 Rebellion

Biswamoy Pati

On the 150th anniversary of the memorable 1857 Rebellion, this book brings together diverse views on the nature of the rebellion and the new research on this event. It looks into the question of whether it was a mutiny or rebellion and deals with questions such as mass base, extent, and character of the rebellion. A comprehensive introduction deals with the historiography and spells out the contours of the debates.