Sepoy Rebellion


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Sepoy Rebellion

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Sepoy Mutiny

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(Historical Terms) the Indian Mutiny of 1857–58
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1857: The Sepoy Rebellion broke out in Meerut, triggering the Indian Mutiny against British rule.
Despite having defeated the Indian soldiers in the Sepoy Rebellion of 1857, the British Raj perceived their power and prestige as being threatened by the impressive increase in the number of books and periodicals printed and by a growing reading public.
British rule transformed into imperial regime which lasted for nearly a century post resolution of the Sepoy Rebellion (1857).
1857: The Sepoy Rebellion broke out in Meerut, |triggering the Indian Mutiny against British rule.
This Booker Prize-winning novel is a nail-biting retelling of the 1857 Sepoy rebellion against the British in India, an uprising of natives against their colonizers.
Coming so soon after the Crimean War against Russia, the Sepoy Rebellion, as it was also known, exposed the cracks that eventually led to the loss of the 'Jewel in the Crown' and the break-up of the Empire itself a century later.