Author:Sabyasachi Dasgupta

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In Defence of Honour and Justice: Sepoy Rebellions in the Nineteenth Century

By: Sabyasachi Dasgupta

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2015

Seller ID: 701577

ISBN: 9789384082062

Condition: New


In Defence of Honour and Justice focuses on the 'sepoy' rebellions of the nineteenth century as an entry point into the wider dynamics of the pre-1857 colonial armies. Delving beyond the usual binaries of discipline and indiscipline, which tend to draw a linear teleology between the localized mutinies in the colonial armies and 1857, it seeks to explore the broader issues these mutinies raise about the colonial armies, and issues like the prevalence of certain notions of honor and justice among the 'sepoys', contrasting conceptions of discipline, structures of deference, the construction of co... View more info