The indian mutiny (1857-1858) and taiping rebellion (1850-1864) were a result of britain's desire for a global empire this desire is called globalization and is defined by john darwin in his work as, the growth of global connectedness. The sepoy mutiny (indian rebellion of 1857) was essentially the birth of indian nationalism and the protest of indian rule the major goal of the uprising was to prevent the assimilation of. The sepoy mutiny was a violent and very bloody uprising against british rule in india in 1857 it is also known by other names: the indian mutiny, the indian rebellion of 1857, or the indian revolt of 1857 in britain and in the west, it was almost always portrayed as a series of unreasonable and. The events of 1857 loom large in indian history some consider it the first great war of independence, others a mere mutiny and some say it was a revolt against existing conditions whatever be the case, the most singular consequence for india's army was how the british now viewed their armed. The revolt of 1857 originated with the mutiny of the sepoys these sepoys were drawn mainly from the peasant population of north and the indian sepoy, despite.
The cause of the sepoy mutiny, also known as the indian rebellion of 1857, is often attributed to the incident which is believed to have sparked the uprising: the opposition by hindu and muslim soldiers in the british army of bengal, known as sepoys, to the issue of ammunition for the new 1853. Gk revolt of 1857 - sepoy mutiny - study notes [pdf] widow remarriage act hurt the sentiments of orthodox and conservative people of india leaders of sepoy. While british historians called it the sepoy mutiny, indian historians named it the revolt of 1857 or the first war of indian independence the revolt of 1857 had been preceded by a series of disturbances in different parts of the country from the late eighteenth century onwards.
The sepoy mutiny, 1857: the indian view ron peters on the indian perspective of the sepoy mutiny and greg for an east india company sepoy army in 1756, clive. The sepoy rebellion of 1857 is also known as the indian mutiny of 1857 and india's first war of independence there are several contributing factors to the spirit of rebellion that inspired the indian sepoys to rise up against their british officers, the most famous of which is the lubricated cartridges in the sepoy's rifles. Indian rebellion of 1857 (termed by some the sepoy mutiny) sowar , meaning the one who rides in persian, was originally a rank during the mughal, maratha period jawan , the word used today to describe a soldier of the armies of india and pakistan. The sepoy war of 1857 - mutiny or first indian war of independence the profound hypocrisy and inherent barbarism of bourgeois civilization lies unveiled before our eyes, turning from its home, where it assumes respectable forms, to the colonies, where it goes naked. Indian mutiny, 1857-58, revolt that began with indian soldiers in the bengal army of the british east india company but developed into a widespread uprising against british rule in india it is also known as the sepoy rebellion, sepoys being the native soldiers the indian soldiers were.
An analysis of the sepoy mutiny of 1857 in india pages 9 words 2,590 view full essay more essays like this: metcalf, the sepoy mutiny of 1857, situation in india. The revolt of 1857 1 sepoy mutinies:-the first mutiny of indian sepoys occurred in 1764, when a whole battalion from hector munro's forces opposing mir qasim. There are the many names of the sepoy rebellion for examples, the great rebellion, the indian rebellion, rebellion of 1857, indian insurrection and sepoy mutiny the british east india company started the recruiting native citizen as troops in 1667.
Mutiny or war of independence determining the true nature of the was it just a sepoy revolt against their higher ranks or a general 1857 in india, mutiny or. The revolt of 1857, always gives birth to two pertinent questions - whether it is a nationalist war or a mutiny of sepoys the latter's participation in the revolt is due to the discontent regarding the introduction of enfield rifle and some social and economic reforms introduced by the british government. The sepoy mutiny of 1857, free study guides and book notes including comprehensive chapter analysis, complete summary analysis, author biography information, character profiles, theme analysis, metaphor analysis, and top ten quotes on classic literature. Indian mutiny, also called sepoy mutiny, widespread but unsuccessful rebellion against british rule in india in 1857-58begun in meerut by indian troops (sepoys) in the service of the british east india company, it spread to delhi, agra, kanpur, and lucknow.
The revolt of 1857 was born out of various features ranging from the british policy of conquest and expansion to the colonial exploitation of india geographically speaking, it affected north-western, north and central india the 'sepoy mutiny'- as it was labelled initially by the colonial. The sepoy rebellion of 1857 was a truly significant event in the annals of british history and imperial study as well the recent historiography on the british perspective of. The indian rebellion of 1857 is also called the indian mutiny, the sepoy mutiny, north india's first war of independence or north india's first struggle for independence it began on 10 may 1857 at meerut, as a mutiny of sepoys of the british east india company 's army. The story of the sepoy war of 1857, (an attempt at a compromise between two more controversial titles, 'the sepoy mutiny of 1857′ and 'the sepoy rebellion of 1857,' though insurgencymight also fit) began long before march of 1857.