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9 edition of The British Troops in the Indian Mutiny 1857-59 found in the catalog.

The British Troops in the Indian Mutiny 1857-59

by Michael Barthorp

  • 189 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Osprey Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Land forces & warfare,
  • Military life & institutions,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Armies,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • India,
  • Military - General,
  • History / Military / General

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesMen-At-Arms Series, 268
    ContributionsDouglas Anderson (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8992852M
    ISBN 101855323699
    ISBN 109781855323698

    A.) Listed here are books that are generally still available, even if only secondhand. rp, The British Troops in the Indian Mutiny , (Osprey MAA). ield, ed., Lahore to Lucknow: The Indian Mutiny Journal of Arthur Moffat Lang, (Leo Cooper. ). ll, The Gurkhas, (Osprey Elite Series). 50 stunning images from the Sepoy Mutiny of British troops hastening to Umballa (Ambala) during the Indian Rebellion of A lithograph by W. Simpson after a .

      Those interested in military history need no special prompting to appreciate memoirs of military life told by ordinary soldiers who have been at the sharp end of war. This book by a Scottish soldier of the 93rd, the Sutherland Highlanders concerns his experiences with his famous regiment during the bloody days of the Indian Mutiny in Author: William Forbes-Mitchell. - Osprey Men-at-Arms - The British Troops in the Indian Mutiny –59 Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times.

    The Indian Mutiny of was preceded by a Sepoy mutiny in Vellore in , caused largely by the insensitive handling of Indian religious traditions. Following a brief uprising in which local Europeans were massacred, British troops put down the rebellion. The governor of Madras was recalled and it seemed for a time that lessons had been learned. Armies of the Raj: From the Great Indian Mutiny to Independence, by Byron Farwell: Battles of the Indian Mutiny by Michael Edwardes: Bengal Mutiny: The Story of the Sepoy Rebellion by George Dangerfield: The British Troops in the Indian Mutiny by Michael Barthorp: The Cannons of Lucknow by V.


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saving/5(6). The British Troops in the Indian Mutiny (Men-At-Arms Series, ): Barthorp, Michael, Anderson, Douglas: : Books. Flip to back Flip to front. Listen Playing Paused You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Learn more/5(1). Douglas Anderson is a respected figure illustrator who has contributed to a number of military publications including Military Illustrated magazine.

He has illustrated several Osprey titles over the years, including Men-at-ArmsThe British Troops in the Indian Mutinyand a sequence of four books on The British Army on Campaign.

The British Troops in the Indian Mutiny Michael Barthorp, Douglas Anderson In the British Army emerged from its first conflict with a major power since – the Crimean War. Click to read more about The British Troops in the Indian Mutiny by Michael Barthorp.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5. The. mutiny and great revolt of – When soldiers of the Bengal army mutinied in Meerut ontension had been growing for some time. The immediate cause of military disaffection was the deployment of the new breech-loading Enfield rifle, the cartridge of which was purportedly greased with pork and beef fat.

The causes of the Mutiny are complex and are shrouded in legend. The immediate trigger may have been Muslim and Hindu sepoys [native Indians serving in the East India company’s army] objecting to defiling themselves with pig and cow fat respectively when they bit a newly introduced British greased cartridge.

But the main cause was the continuing spread of British control over northern India. Douglas Anderson is a respected figure illustrator who has contributed to a number of military publications including Military Illustrated magazine.

He has illustrated several Osprey titles over the years, including Men-at-ArmsThe British Troops in the Indian Mutinyand a sequence of four books on The British Army on Campaign/5(5). Indian Mutiny, also called Sepoy Mutiny or First War of Independence, widespread but unsuccessful rebellion against British rule in India in – Begun in Meerut by Indian troops (sepoys) in the service of the British East India Company, it spread to Delhi, Agra, Kanpur, and Lucknow.

In India it is often called the First War of Independence and other similar names. Describes the uniforms, weaponry, campaigns and military practices of British troops and loyal native units during the period of the Indian Mutiny of Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews.

IMAGE: Troops of the Native Allies from The Campaign in Indiaa series of 26 coloured lithographs published in Photograph: Kind courtesy National Army Museum/Wikimedia Commons.

Gautam Chakravarty explores representations of the event which has become known in the British imagination as the 'Indian Mutiny' of in British popular fiction and historiography. Drawing on a wide range of primary sources including diaries, autobiographies and state papers, Chakravarty shows how narratives of the rebellion were inflected by the concerns of colonial policy and by the 5/5(1).

About this book Fourteen months after the Peace of Paris concluded the Crimean War, the British Army was faced with a crisis which would require an even greater commitment of force.

Putting down the Indian Mutiny would require two years, over half the British Army, and thousands of East India Company and loyal locals.

I usually enjoy a good British Empire read and this book is an expansive, detailed description of the Indian Mutiny of the mid 's. It's well written from a contemporary's view of what transpired and gives an interesting perspective of the Imperial and Colonial mindset of this period of s:   British India and the 'Great Rebellion' British soldiers racing to quash the Indian mutiny at Lucknow in Books.

Aftermath of the Revolt: India by Thomas R. Metcalf. 30 June The Indian Mutiny. We must not consider the cause of the disasters which have befallen our Indian army by any means trivial or.

'A fine achievement by a huge new talent' William Dalrymple, Sunday Times In the native troops of the Bengal army rose against their colonial masters. The ensuing insurrection was to become the bloodiest in the history of the British ing formidable storytelling with ground-breaking research, Saul David narrates a tale at once heart-rendingly tragic and extraordinarily /5(3).

Troop numbers. After taking over the Punjab inthe Company reduced the number of British Army regiments in India. This was for reasons of economy, and to send men to the Crimean War (). Of themen on the Bengal Army establishment in24, were European andwere Indian sepoys (infantry) and sowars (cavalry).

The Indian Army has its origins in the years after the Indian Rebellion ofoften called the Indian Mutiny in British histories, when in the Crown took over direct rule of British India from the East Indiathe precursor units of the Indian Army were units controlled by the Company and were paid for by their profits.

With H.M. 9th Lancers During The Indian Mutiny Barthorp, M. British Troops in the Indian Mutiny London, Bonham, J Oude in Some Memoirs of the Indian Mutiny London, Bourchier, G Eight Months' Campaign Against The Bengal Sepoy Army During The Mutiny Of Cave-Browne, J The Punjab and Delhi in Edinburgh.

The Indian Rebellion of is also called the Indian Mutiny, the Sepoy Mutiny, India's First War of Independence or India's first struggle for began on 10 May at Meerut, as a mutiny of sepoys of the British East India Company's army.

Sepoys in the Presidency of Bengal revolted against their British officers.Thus there was clear evidence of such greased cartridges being manufactured in India for almost a year before the mutiny.

Bullets were issued to Indian troops in Meerut, Ambala, and Barrackpore starting mid Disaffection regarding the greased bullets had spread by Januaryleading to a minor revolt in Barrackpore.

(). The Backlash in Delhi: British Treatment of the Mughal Royal Family following the Indian “Sepoy Mutiny” of Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs: Vol. 31, No. 2, pp.