Uprising of 1857 : Some Facts About Failure of Indian War of Independence
This book entitled, Uprising of 1857: Some Facts about Failure of Indian War of Independence includes much detail on the nature and character of the Uprising of 1857. Although, it is a general history, which emphasizes every aspect of the Uprising, throws much light on the events, places, and personalities directly concerned to the Uprising of 1857. Many dimensions of the Uprising particularly distinct perspectives such as popular, national, military, religious, etc. has been analyzed in the modern context, and independent research and thinking. The role of different personalities also has been re-evaluated in the light of contemporary and primary sources. By writing this history the author has presented a new look of the Uprising based on critical analysis of the historical facts. This book is a humble attempt to remedy the deficiency which the author has felt after long experience of reading and writing history. The British, slowly and gradually snatched the political power of India from the Native rulers and on the pretext of moral improvement, the British Government adopted intolerant religious policy, which led to the conversion from oriental religions to the Christianity. Both Hindus and Muslims of this country began to feel that their religion was in danger, and particularly the Muslims due to their fanatical pride, and resented the Christian supremacy. Initially the Indians resented the policies of the British Government and mobilized the civilian and militia through the famous chapati and lotus distribution. Finally on 10th of May, the final rising exploded from Meerut which followed the long fight throughout North India. The titular Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar was enthroned in the Red Fort, and Delhi was made, once again, the capital of India. The entire history covered under different chapters of this book shows the real picture of the revolt. The whole topics are quite interesting, full of knowledge, and based on authentic sources with little hypothetical narrations.
- Paperback | 186 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 10.67mm | 340.19g
- 19 Feb 2015
- Createspace Independent Pub