Revisiting 1857: Myth, Memory, History

Revisiting 1857: Myth, Memory, History

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Author: Sharmistha Goopta
Several Contributors/
Translator(s)/ Edito: Sharmistha Goopta/Boria Majumdar
Publisher: Roli Books
Year: 2007
Language: English
Pages: 217
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788174365132


As India celebrates 150 years of the 1857 uprising, interpreted variedly as the sepoy mutiny or the first war of independence, this collection tries to access 1857 through accounts of cricket matches between Indian sepoys and British officers, ballads, pictorial genres, comic books and filmic renditions. Written by some well-known academicians and young scholars and edited by Sharmistha Gooptu and Boria Majumdar, this volume attempts to reassess the myths, memories and the lived presence of 1857.



Sharmistha Gooptu and Boria Majumdar

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