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The peasant armed : the Indian revolt of 1857

The late Eric Stokes was the foremost British historian of India of his generation. This book represents a substantial part of his statement on the social origins of the Indian Mutiny.
Print Book, English, 1986
Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York, 1986
xvi, 261 pages : maps ; 23 cm
9780198215707, 0198215703
The military dimension: British strategy and tactics
The military dimension: the Sepoy rebels
The peasant world and British administration
Rebellion in the countryside: the Delhi region and Haryana
Rebellion in the Meerut district
Rebellion in the Muzaffarnagar district
Rebellion in the Saharanpur district
Conclusion. the nature and roots of peasant violence in 1857. Editor's concluding note-Eric Stokes and the uprising of 1857