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The Great Rebellion of 1857 in India : exploring transgressions, contests and diversities / edited by Biswamoy Pati.

Publication:
London : Routledge, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (207 p.)
Series:
Routledge studies in South Asian history ; 7.
Routledge studies in South Asian history ; 7
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Subjects:
India -- History -- Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858.
India -- History -- Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858 -- Social aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The Great Rebellion of 1857 in India was much more than a 'sepoy mutiny'. It was a major event in South Asian and British colonial history that significantly challenged imperialism in India.This fascinating collection explores hitherto ignored diversities of the Great Rebellion such as gender and colonial fiction, courtesans, white 'marginals', penal laws and colonial anxieties about the Mughals, even in exile. Also studied are popular struggles involving tribals and outcastes, and the way outcastes in the south of India locate the Rebellion. Interdisciplinary in focus and ba
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Tables; Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: The Great Rebellion of 1857; 2 1857 and the adivasis of Chotanagpur; 3 Remembering Gonoo: The profile of an adivasi rebel of 1857; 4 Beyond colonial mapping: Common people, fuzzy boundaries and the Rebellion of 1857; 5 Forests on fire: The 1857 Rebellion in tribal Andhra; 6 Contested sites: The prison, penal laws and the 1857 Revolt; 7 Courtesans and the 1857 Rebellion: The role of Azeezun in Kanpur; 8 Discourses of 'gendered loyalty': Indian women in nineteenth-century 'mutiny' fiction
9 The 'disposable' brethren: European marginals in eastern India during the Great Rebellion10 Sanitizing indigenous memory: 1857 and Mughal exile; 11 Ideas, memories and meanings: Adi Dravida interpretations of the impact of the 1857 Rebellion; Select bibliography; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Pati, Biswamoy.
ISBN:
1-135-22513-3
1-135-22514-1
1-282-57629-1
9786612576294
0-203-86539-1
OCLC:
609856132
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203865392 doi