The Year of Blood: Essays on the Revolt of 1857

1st Edition

Rudrangshu Mukherjee

Published June 21, 2017
Reference - 163 Pages
ISBN 9781138300491 - CAT# Y365713


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Rudrangshu Mukherjee places the ‘soldier-peasant’ at the forefront of the Revolt. Violence has rarely been described with so much realism and subtlety. The imaginative use of primary source materials adds clarity to accounts such as the massacre in Satichaura Ghat  and the trial of Mangal Pandey. The layers of complexity that defined the relationship between the rulers and the subjugated are also exposed.

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