Empire and locality: a global dimension to the 1857 Indian Uprising*

@article{Carter2010EmpireAL,
  title={Empire and locality: a global dimension to the 1857 Indian Uprising*},
  author={M. Carter and Crispin Bates},
  journal={Journal of Global History},
  year={2010},
  volume={5},
  pages={51 - 73}
}
Abstract The Indian Uprising of 1857–59, during which thousands of Indian soldiers serving in the British army mutinied, joined by many civilians, led to the identification of a vast number of ‘rebels’ and discussions as to the most appropriate means of punishing them. The wholesale transportation of insurgents was considered a likely scenario in the charged atmosphere of late 1857. The uprising coincided with dramatic increases in the world market price for sugar, prompting British colonial… Expand
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