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Begumbagh: A Tale of the Indian Mutiny By George Manville Fenn
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Manville Fenn (3 January 1831, Pimlico – 26 August... More > 1909, Isleworth) was an English novelist, journalist, editor and educationalist.Fenn, the third child and eldest son of a butler, Charles Fenn, was largely self-educated, teaching himself French, German and Italian. After studying at Battersea Training College for Teachers (1851–54), he became the master of a national school at Alford, Lincolnshire. He later became a printer, editor and publisher of short-lived periodicals, before attracting the attention of Charles Dickens and others with a sketch for All the Year Round in 1864. He contributed to Chambers's Journal and Once a Week. In 1866, he wrote a series of articles on working-class life for the newspaper The Star. These were collected and republished in four volumes. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Manville_Fenn< Less
The Indian Mutiny of 1857 By George Bruce Malleson
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Colonel G.B. Malleson’s definitive history of the mutiny against British rule in India is more than just a narrative of the dreadful events of 1857 and the insanity of colonialism, but also... More > provides now-suppressed insights into race, racial psychology and the true causes of interracial conflict. Using official documents, personal letters and private journals of those involved, Malleson tells the story of the massacre of the Europeans at Cawnpore, the siege of Delhi and the final relief of Lucknow. The real value of this work, however, lies in his description of race as a factor in the creation of the British Empire and the ultimate incompatibility of European culture and civilization with that of the Third World. As Malleson wrote: “It was a question of race. This race of ours has been gifted by Providence with the qualities of manliness, of endurance, of a resolution which never flags . . . The determining cause of the Mutiny of 1857 was the attempt to force Western ideas upon an Eastern people.”< Less
The Indian Mutiny of 1857 By George Bruce Malleson
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Colonel G.B. Malleson’s definitive history of the mutiny against British rule in India is more than just a narrative of the dreadful events of 1857 and the insanity of colonialism, but also... More > provides now-suppressed insights into race, racial psychology and the true causes of interracial conflict. Using official documents, personal letters and private journals of those involved, Malleson tells the story of the massacre of the Europeans at Cawnpore, the siege of Delhi and the final relief of Lucknow. The real value of this work, however, lies in his description of race as a factor in the creation of the British Empire and the ultimate incompatibility of European culture and civilization with that of the Third World. As Malleson wrote: “It was a question of race. This race of ours has been gifted by Providence with the qualities of manliness, of endurance, of a resolution which never flags . . . The determining cause of the Mutiny of 1857 was the attempt to force Western ideas upon an Eastern people.”< Less
The Red Year: A Story of the Indian Mutiny By Louis Tracy
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Louis Tracy (1863 - 1928) was a British journalist, and prolific... More > writer of fiction. He used the pseudonyms Gordon Holmes and Robert Fraser, which were at times shared with M. P. Shiel, a collaborator from the start of the twentieth century.He was born in Liverpool to a well-to-do middle-class family. At first he was educated at home and then at the French Seminary at Douai. Around 1884 he became a reporter for a local paper - 'The Northern Echo' at Darlington, circulating in parts of Durham and North Yorkshire; later he worked for papers in Cardiff and Allahabad. During 1892-1894 he was closely associated with Arthur Harmsworth, in 'The Sun' and 'The Evening News and Post'. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Tracy< Less
On the Face of the Waters: A Tale of the Mutiny By Flora Annie Steel
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On the Face of the Waters: A Tale of the Mutiny was published in 1897 by Flora Annie Steel. She was an English writer. She was the daughter of George Webster. In 1867 she married Henry William... More > Steel, a member of the Indian civil service, and for the next twenty-two years lived in India, chiefly in the Punjab, with which most of her books are connected. This book has 6 books in one< Less
A Soldier's Experience or A Voice from the Ranks: Showing the Cost of War in Blood and Treasure A Personal Narrative of the Crimean Campaign, from the Standpoint of the Ranks; the Indian Mutiny, and Some of its Atrocities; the Afghan Campaigns of 1863 By Timothy Gowing
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Donald Featherstone's MacDonald of the 42nd By John Curry
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Hector MacDonald was fourteen when he ran away to join the Black Watch, the famous 42nd Highland Regiment. From service in the Crimean War, where he was wounded , to the Indian Mutiny, and then... More > through a whole array of other assignments, MacDonald saw more service than most. Based on a single letter found in Bristol’s Docks, Donald Featherstone has written an imaginative reconstruction of the outstanding soldier’s life. From the extensive contemporary accounts of the Regiment and histories of the Army, Donald Featherstone has reconstructed the life of a Highlander in the mid-nineteenth century. Using the archives of the Black Watch Regimental Museum and his unique access to key British military historians, Featherstone has found a wealth of period detail. Hector MacDonald was a real soldier and the actions in this book are real, his story is in many ways representative of the Victorian soldier who founded an empire by feat of arms. Further details about the project can be found at: www.wargaming.co< Less
Blackwell's Run By Troy D. Smith
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The Blackwell Series - Max Blackwell is a Sergeant in the US Calvary. Then Company C is assigned a new Lieutenant - one interested only in glory and following his personal vision. After watching many... More > of his men die due to the commanding officer's disregard of rules and common sense, will Blackwell agree to a mutiny? And if so, what will the long-term results be?< Less
Govindapur, 1857 By Raj Patel
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Govindapur, 1857 is about how the Sepoy Mutiny (also called the Indian Rebellion) affects a peaceful, well-integrated community in colonial India, splitting James Byron, the British Resident, and his... More > assistant Hari Kumar apart while bringing together Byron’s half-Indian daughter Sonia Byron and Vijay Kumar, Hari's son who returns from England. Meantime, by killing two natives, Lt. Walsh of the British troop stationed near Govindapur catalyzes the transformation of Vijay’s old friends into rebels against British rule, forcing Vijay and Sonia to make a drastic decision.< Less
Govindapur, 1857 By Raj Patel
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Govindapur, 1857 is about how the Sepoy Mutiny (also called the Indian Rebellion) affects a peaceful, well-integrated community in colonial India, splitting James Byron, the British Resident, and his... More > assistant Hari Kumar apart while bringing together Byron’s half-Indian daughter Sonia Byron and Vijay Kumar, Hari's son who returns from England. Meantime, by killing two natives, Lt. Walsh of the British troop stationed near Govindapur catalyzes the transformation of Vijay’s old friends into rebels against British rule, forcing Vijay and Sonia to make a drastic decision. < Less