Mutiny and Insurgency in India 1857-58

Mutiny and Insurgency in India 1857-58

The British Army in a Bloody Civil War

T.A. Heathcote

Publication date:
July 2008
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
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The events of 1857 to 1859 were tragic and momentous. The challenge to British colonial rule was on an unprecedented scale. This book places these grim events into their historical, political and economic contexts. The author’s use of sources including personal accounts brings events of a century and a half ago vividly to life.