The revolt of 1857
Mangal pandey's name has been etched in history as the man behind the events that led to the indian rebellion of 1857 he was a sepoy in the. There were administrative, military and political reasons for failure of 1857 revolt view the causes of failure of 1857 mutiny with infographic. In march 1857, dr gilbert hadow, an army surgeon in the employ of east india company, wrote the following lines describing a strange.
The revolt in 1857 played a great role in india's independence in1947 the revolt that was started in the meerut is also known as india's first. The indian rebellion of 1857 was a major, but ultimately unsuccessful, uprising in india between 1857–58 against the rule of the british east india company,. 'the search for the wounded' after a battle, during the indian rebellion of 1857 a lithograph by a laby after a drawing by captain george.
The causes for the revolt of 1987 was can categorized under 1 economic causes 2 political causes 3 social 4 religion 5 military and 6 immediate causes. The sepoy mutiny and the revolt of 1857 firma kl mukhopadhyay, 1957, 503 pages isbn nil asin b0007isel2 topics: | history | british-india | mutiny. Map showing the location of indian rebellion of 1857 know th e causes of indian revolt of 1857.
The indian rebellion of 1857 began on may 10th with a small-scale mutiny of sepoys in the town of meerut, in the indian state of uttar pradesh. The revolt of 1857 was born out of various features ranging from the british policy of conquest and expansion to the colonial exploitation of. One of the important events of indian history is the revolt of 1857 it was the first rebellion against the east india company which took the massive form. Gunshots on a meerut parade ground signaled the start of a two-year massacre and reprisal in the indian raj during the indian rebellion of. What was the revolt of 1857, also known as the sepoy rebellion, all about learn why indian soldiers rebelled against the british east india.
Revolt of 1857, which led to the removal of british company rule in india, is the display of utter hatred and anger in indians towards the. Indian mutiny, also called sepoy mutiny, widespread but unsuccessful rebellion against british rule in india in 1857–58 begun in meerut by. Date, may 10, 1857 location, india (cf 1857)  result, rebellion suppressed, end of company rule in india control taken by the british. Get this from a library the sepoy mutiny and the revolt of 1857 [r c majumdar. The indian rebellion of 1857 is also called the indian mutiny, the sepoy mutiny, or india's first war of independence it began on 10 may 1857, as a mutiny of.
When it began on sunday, may 10, 1857 the sepoy rebellion was a complete surprise to the british, many of whom were blind to the unrest that had been. There was a significant threat to british rule in india, when a number of indian soldiers of the british indian army rose in revolt in 1857 against their officers, and . In 1857 a large part of the indian army rebelled against the british authorities what lessons were learned and how did the rebellion shape. While british historians called it the sepoy mutiny, indian historians named it the revolt of 1857 or the first war of indian independence the revolt of 1857 had.
Europe views the revolt of 1857, new delhi, routledge, 2011 isbn: 978-0-415- 59799-9 filipa lowndes vicente1 1 institute of social sciences, university of. In the year 2007 india and britain commemorated the 150th anniversary of what indians now call the great revolt of 1857–59, and what among. Also known as the indian mutiny, or india's first war of independence, the rebellion began on 10 may 1857 when sepoys from the east india company's army. A groundbreaking study of popular resistance and peasant rebellion in colonial india.
The revolt of 1857 was a product of the character and policies of colonial rule the cumulative effect of british expansionist policies, economic exploitation and. The great indian rebellion of 1857 on this day in 1857 in meerut, india, three infantry regiments of indian sepoys turned their guns on their commanding british. Title, indian states during revolt of 1857 description map showing the indian princely states during the w:revolt of 1857 rebellious states.Download the revolt of 1857