The Indian Mutiny: 1857

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Viking, Sep 5, 2002 - History - 504 pages
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User Review  - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing

A very good, if "Anglo", retelling of The Indian Mutiny. Previously, I had a vague idea that there was a mutiny in 1857 and that the Black Hole of Calcutta was somehow involved but the author has ... Read full review

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User Review  - iftyzaidi - LibraryThing

A solid account of the wars of 1858-9 in India which synthesizes conventional accounts of the war without breaking any new ground. It places a particular emphasis on the institutional failures of the army and the growing alienation of many of its native troops. Read full review


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