Indian Mutiny

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Indian Mutiny

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(Historical Terms) a revolt of Indian troops (1857–59) that led to the transfer of the administration of India from the East India Company to the British Crown
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Noun1.Indian Mutiny - discontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858; the revolt was put down after several battles and sieges (notably the siege at Lucknow)
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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The Fort was the site of the Indian Rebellion of 1857, and today, it's one of the world heritage sites recognized by UNESCO.
The monument was built by the British to pay tribute to Brigadier John Nicholson (1822-1857) an officer of the British Army who died in India during the Indian Rebellion of 1857, also known as the First War of Independence.
In her final chapter, she usefully frames her discussion of Dickens's conflicted responses to the Indian Rebellion of 1857 with Paul Gilroy's Postcolonial Melancholia.

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