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Mutiny at the Margins: New Perspectives on the Indian Uprising of 1857

Mutiny at the Margins: New Perspectives on the Indian Uprising of 1857
Volume VI: Perception, Narration and Reinvention: The Pedagogy and Historiography of the Indian Uprising

First Edition
Edited by:
  • Crispin Bates - Professor, Modern and Contemporary South Asian History, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh

Volume: 6
Other Titles in:
Asian History | History (General)

October 2014 | 248 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd

The Mutiny at the Margins series takes a fresh look at the revolt of 1857 from a variety of original and unusual perspectives, focusing in particular on neglected socially marginal groups and geographic areas which have hitherto tended to be unrepresented in studies of this cataclysmic event in British imperial and Indian historiography.

Perception, Narration and Reinvention: The Pedagogy and Historiography of the Indian Uprising (Volume 6) moves into the territory of hagiography and pedagogy. It covers intellectual and popular reactions to the revolt and the various ways in which historians and the wider public in India, Pakistan, and Britain have sought to understand, categorise and at times distort or exaggerate salient aspects and particular events.


Crispin Bates
Sudhir Chandra
1857 and the Indian Intelligentsia
Nupur Chaudhuri and Rajat Kanta Ray
1857: Historical Works and Proclamations
Bhagwan Josh
V. D. Savarkar’s The Indian War of Independence: The First Nationalist Reconstruction of the Revolt of 1857
John R Pincince
V. D. Savarkar and the Indian War of Independence: Contrasting Perspectives of an Emergent Composite State
Rudrangshu Mukherjee
Two Responses to 1857 in the Centenary Year: S. N. Sen and S. B. Chaudhuri
Vinayak Chaturvedi
V.D. Savarkar and the Uses of History
Benjamin Zachariah
Histories and National Memory: 1857
Crispin Bates and Marina Carter
An Uneasy Commemoration: 1957, the British in India and the ‘Sepoy Mutiny’
M Naeem Qureshi
‘What Really Happened in 1857?’: A Synthesis of the Pakistani Perspectives on the Uprising in Urdu Literature
Syed Minhaj ul Hassan
The War of 1857 as Perceived and Taught in Pakistan
S M Azizuddin Husain
1857 as Reflected in Persian and Urdu Documents
Peter Robb
Rational Scepticism and the Teaching of (Indian) History

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ISBN: 9788132113546