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Delhi in 1857.

N. K. Nigam

Delhi in 1857.

by N. K. Nigam

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Published by S. Chand in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Delhi (India) -- History,
  • India -- History -- Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [185]-188.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 188 p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13575531M
    OCLC/WorldCa5331161

      (). 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. Cited by: 1.   When, in May , Zafar was declared the leader of an uprising against the British, he was powerless to resist though he strongly suspected that the action was doomed. Four months later, the British took Delhi, the capital, with catastrophic results.

      maps from the ages Six Delhi maps chart the city’s evolution from to Pilar Maria Guerrieri’s book ‘Maps Of Delhi’ reveals the changing face of the metropolis over two : Zinnia Ray Chaudhuri. THE BRITISH ARMY AT DELHI, INDIA, Posted on J by MSW. The Indian Mutineers selected Delhi as their capital, but, despite their attempts to drive the British off the nearby ridge, they failed to take the initiative. British reinforcements counterattacked the city and captured it after a desperate struggle.

    ★★★★ Shubham, thanks for A2R Frankly, when the book first came out in , I was not too keen. The last Mughal according to me was Aurangazeb, and the thought of reading about his opium-addicted, kite-flying, powerless, toothless great-great-grea.   The structures in Delhi that witnessed the Revolt of Share On; The structures in Delhi that witnessed the Revolt of R.V. Smith. Hethen came out with his book, Twilight in .


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book account of the events of in Delhi.” —The Nation“There is so much to admire in this book - the depth of historical research, the finely evocative Cited by: The book is about Delhi during the Indian Mutiny ofand about the fall of the Mughals.

I came out of reading this book disgusted and angry with both sides, and very sad for all the horrible things that happened in Delhi at that time/5().

The Last Mughal: The Fall of Delhi, William Dalrymple. A&C Black, - Law - pages. 0 Reviews. On a dark evening in Novembera cheap coffin is buried in eerie silence. There are no lamentations or panegyrics, for the British Commissioner in charge has insisted, 'No vesting will remain to distinguish where the last of.

Siege of Delhi, (8 June–21 September ). The hard-fought recapture of Delhi by the British army was a decisive moment in the suppression of the –58 Indian Mutiny against British rule. It extinguished Indian dreams of recreating the rule of the Mughal Empire. The rebellion lost its cohesion, allowing the British to defeat any.

The last Mughal emperor, Zafar, came to the throne when the political power of the Mughals was already in steep decline. Nonetheless, Zafar - a mystic, poet, and calligrapher of great accomplishment - created a court of unparalleled brilliance, and gave rise to perhaps the greatest literary renaissance in Indian history.

All the while, the British were progressively taking over the Emperor's 4/5(11). The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi by William Dalrymple. pp, Bloomsbury, £ History written by Britons has not been kind.

The Indian Rebellion of was a major, but ultimately unsuccessful, uprising in India in –58 against the rule of the British East India Company, which functioned as a sovereign power on behalf of the British Crown.

The rebellion began on 10 May in the form of a mutiny of sepoys of the Company's army in the garrison town of Meerut, 40 mi (64 km) northeast of Delhi (now Old Delhi). Genre/Form: History Sources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Delhi in Gurgaon: Academic Press, (OCoLC) Document Type.

The Punjab and Delhi in book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally i Author: John Cave-Browne. Back of the Book This first ever translation of the mutiny papers documents the siege of Delhi, breaking new ground in our understanding of Mahmood Farooqui translation chronicles the lives of courtesans soldiers, potters, spies, faqirs, doctors and harassed policemen, all trying to live through the turmoil of their city.

Besieged present a searing portrait of the hopes beliefs and. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nigam, N.K. Delhi in Delhi, S. Chand, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. In time for the th anniversary of the Great Mutiny, the uprising that came close to toppling British rule in India, Dalrymple presents a brilliant, evocative exploration of a doomed world and it.

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Alas, Zafar — King of Delhi, Refuge of the Inhabitants of the World, Generous and Affectionate Killer of the Degenerate Infidels (perhaps these sound better in.

Every chapter of The Last Mughal has historical echoes that are still desperately relevant today.”–Brian Urquhart, New York Review of Books“Dalrymple has written a riveting and poignant account of the events of in Delhi Historians have largely ignored Delhi’s experience of the cataclysm [but] Dalrymple sets out to correct /5().

Delhi at the start of was a picturesque town of decay and ruins less than half the size of Lucknow and a fraction of the size of Calcutta.

Delhi smelled of rot and sandalwood and stench and rosewater. The British even had to create the Bridge of Boats across the river and complete the.

Superb research has provided the impetus for this fascinating book. drawing on contemporary indian sources, as well as the much more frequently used British sources, this book gives a balanced and fascinating account of the dreadful events in India, particularly in Delhi, of Highly recommended/5().

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William Dalrymple’s The Last Mughal is an incredibly detailed picture of the Indian sepoy rebellion against the British East India Trading Company in Delhi in The book centers on the last Mughal Emperor, Zafar. Though he was a Sufi mystic, a poet and a scholar, he was not an adequate war-time leader.

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