4 edition of Delhi 1857 found in the catalog.
October 13, 2004
by Naval & Military Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Henry Wylie Norman (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||456|
The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, (Vintage) William Dalrymple In this evocative study of the fall of the Mughal Empire and the beginning of the Raj, award-winning historian William Dalrymple uses previously undiscovered sources to investigate a . Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t23c1gf21 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4.
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 Persian) — was a . A historical account of the last Mughal emperor, his court, and the uprising in Delhi Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index A chessboard king. --Believers and infidels. --An uneasy equilibrium. --The near approach of the storm. --The sword of the Lord of Fury. --This day of ruin and riot. --A precarious position.
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A poignant 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 writing, the extraordinary rapport with the cultural world of late Mughal India. It is also in many ways a remarkably humane and egalitarian history 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(). A fascinating account of life in Delhi during the peak of the Indian revolt against the British.
Composed of letters, telegrams and notes of the era,(translated beautifully and more importantly, faithfully, by the author) the book provides an amazing glimpse of a city far removed and different from the one that we know today/5. In the sepoys of the British Raj's Bengal Army mutinied (the reasons are explored in the book, but were at least partly due to a clash of newly arrived Christian evangelicals and adherents of Islam and Hindu).5/5(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. The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi is a historical book by William : William Dalrymple. This is the extraordinary story of the Indian Mutiny of as it revolved around the old Red Fort in Delhi.
Inside the fort was the senile King of Delhi, nominal head of the mutineers, but in fact their prisoner, surrounded by his wives and family as well corrupt pimps and traitors. x mm., pp. frontis, xii,b/w plates, index. 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().
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 /5().
The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi by William Dalrymple. pp, Bloomsbury, £ History written by Britons has not been kind to Bahadur Shah II, even though he was the last of. Tatya Tope’s Operation Red Lotus by Parag Tope, this the best book I have read till date about the revolt of It is the first detailed account of Tatya Tope that covers his entire campaign from planning to the his death.
Five markers in Delhi, a walk with William Dalrymple Delhi today is dotted with the remnants ofthe last battle to be fought along the banks of the Yamuna where seven cities thrived.
The memories linger on in the many structures and. The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, William British besiegers took the capital in Septemberfollowed by massacre, purges and destruction. History Book. The Paperback of the The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, by William Dalrymple at Barnes & Noble.
FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(12). Get this from a library. Delhi, [Keith Young; Henry W Norman, Sir]. The Revolt began at Meerut, 58 km from Delhi, on 10 May and then, gathering force rapidly, it cut across Northern India as if like a sword. It soon embraced a vast area form the Punjab in the north and the Narmada in the south to Bihar in the east and Rajputana in the west.
A must read for any true history buff, this book gives a rare account of life in in the own words of people who lived and died during the great revolt. 10/10 as far as Amazn delivery on time with zero damage packaging is concerned/5(9).
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 remaining isolated pockets of resistance. The Last Mughal: The Fall of Delhi, William Dalrymple. A&C Black, - History - 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.
Delhi Item Preview remove-circle Defence Book : Delhi : ptiff : pdf. Addeddate ark://t59d23d2f Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review. - Buy The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, book online at best prices in India on Read The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5().This book contains voices form Delhi when the city was besieged by the British during the uprising of it present aspects of the uprising that have rarely been studied before but it is not a history of the uprising in Delhi.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 4/5(11).