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Rebellion 1857
Rebellion 1857

Rebellion 1857

by P.C. Joshi

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Language

English

Publisher

National Book Trust

ISBN

9788123749358 - Year: 2013 - Pages: 382

Binding

Paperback

P.C. Joshi
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Author: P.C. Joshi
Foreword/Introduction: Irfan Habib
Publisher: National Book Trust
Year: 2013
Language: English
Pages: 382
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788123749358

Description

Popularly known as the first Indian war of Independence, the rebellion of 1857 was a significant moment in the political history of modern India. Despite the broad consensus of opinion about the national character of the movement, yet these upraising still remains mired in controversies. Through extensive references to first hand accounts and other historical documents, the essays in this volume while bringing together varied scholarship, analyse the nature, causes, its impact on the national literature of India as well as the interest it generated abroad. The National Book Trust, India is proud to present this unique document on the occasion of the 150 year of the nation uprising.

Contents

Preface

Foreword

Part I
The Great Rebellion
Muslim revivalists and the revolt of 1857
The Bengali intelligentsia and the revolt
1857 In our History

Part II
1857 And Hindi Literature
Urdu Literature and the revolt
Ghalilb and the revolt of 1857
Bengali Literature before and after 1857
Folk songs on 1857

Part III
British Opinion and the Indian Revolt
Contemporary French Press
Echoes of 1857 in Italy
Russian Press on 1857
China and India in the Mid-19 Century


Chronological Table

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