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India, Pakistan, Bangladesh: 1857

Categories: South Asia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, History

chapati mystery [1] on the 1857 Mutiny (or the First War for Independence) and how historians choose to interpret it. “Colonial historiography on the Rebellion quickly cemented around John Kaye’s immense three volume A History of the Sepoy War in India, 1857-1858 (1868) which portrayed the Rebellion as the mutiny of natives who were inherently incapable of civilizing themselves.”