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The Bengal Army and the Outbreak of the Indian Mutiny

By: Saul David

Price: $46.70

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200764

ISBN: 8173047804

Condition: New


New. In 1857 the Indian troops of the Bengal Army rose against their Colonial masters. They were quickly joined by tens of thousands of discontented civilians in what was to become the bloodiest insurrection in the History of the British Empire. For much of the last century, Indian and British scholars downplayed the Importance of Professional grievances in their accounts of why the Military insurrection of 1857 took place. Most viewed the Bengal sepoys as uniformed peasants who were affected by the same social, economic and Religious concerns as their civilian counterparts. They tended to ide... View more info