Author: P.C. JoshiTranslator(s)/ Editors(s): P. C. JoshiPublisher: National Book TrustYear: 2010Language: AssamesePages: 345ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788123753836
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 Through extensive references to first hand accounts and other historical documents, the essays in this volume while bringing together varied scholarship, analyse the nature, causes, its impact on the national literature of India as well as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.
PrefaceForeword Part IThe Great RebellionMuslim revivalists and the revolt of 1857The Bengali intelligentsia and the revolt1857 In our HistoryPart II1857 And Hindi LiteratureUrdu Literature and the revoltGhalilb and the revolt of 1857Bengali Literature before and after 1857Folk songs on 1857Part IIIBritish Opinion and the Indian RevoltContemporary French PressEchoes of 1857 in ItalyRussian Press on 1857China and India in the Mid-19 CenturyChronological Table