The Mutiny Outbreak at Meerut in 1857

The Mutiny Outbreak at Meerut in 1857

by J. A. B. Palmer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521053297
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/03/2007
Series: Cambridge South Asian Studies Series , #2
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Chapātis; 2. Greased cartridges; 3. The Presidency division, February to May; 4. Regiments and officers at Meerut; 5. Meerut Cantonment in 1857; 6. The firing parade of 24 April and its sequel; 7. The outbreak: (a) The native infantry lines; 8. The outbreak: (b) The native cavalry lines; 9. The outbreak: (c) The Bazar mobs; 10. The outbreak: (d) The European troop movements and the European lines; 11. The handling of the European troops; 12. To Delhi; 13. Conclusions; Notes and references; Index; Plan of Meerut Cantonment in 1857.

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