The nice uprising of 1857 in India used to be even more than a ‘sepoy mutiny’. It was once an immense occasion in South Asian and British colonial background that considerably challenged imperialism in India.
This interesting assortment explores hitherto neglected diversities of the nice uprising resembling gender and colonial fiction, courtesans, white ‘marginals’, penal legislation and colonial anxieties in regards to the Mughals, even in exile. additionally studied are well known struggles concerning tribals and outcastes, and how outcastes within the south of India find the uprising. Interdisciplinary in concentration and in line with a variety of untapped resource fabrics and infrequent, published tracts, this booklet questions traditional knowledge.
The finished creation strains the various historiographical ways to the good uprising, together with the imperialist, nationalist, marxist and subaltern scholarship. whereas wondering general assumptions linked to the nice uprising, it argues that the uprising neither started nor resulted in 1857-58.
Clearly educated via the ‘Subaltern experiences’ scholarship, this publication is post-subalternist because it strikes some distance past slim subalternist matters. it is going to be of curiosity to scholars of Colonial and South Asian historical past, Social heritage, Cultural and Political Studies.