Kaye's and Malleson's History of the Indian Mutiny of 1857–8

Volume 3

Kaye's and Malleson's History of the Indian Mutiny of 1857–8

This six-volume History of the Indian Mutiny was first produced in 1890 by Colonel George Malleson (1825–1898), who combined Sir John Kaye's History of the Sepoy War in India with his own later work. Kaye (1814–1876) was a prolific writer of biography and history who started the Calcutta Review in 1844. His use of first-hand evidence, collected from personal and professional contacts, supports (perhaps predictably) his assertion that the rebellion is a story of British 'national character', and the narrative is illustrated with biographical and personal anecdotes. Malleson's contributions however are derived from his controversial 'Red Pamphlet' (1857) and other writings, in which he is unafraid to criticise or praise British troops and administration as the occasion demands. Volume 3 covers areas including Bengal and Bihar, Agra, the central and north-west, Oudh and Lucknow, and includes character assessments and discussions of conditions and causes.

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Kaye's and Malleson's History of the Indian Mutiny of 1857–8 Volume 1

John Kaye, George Bruce Malleson, Edited by George Bruce Malleson

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Book DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511782787

Kaye's and Malleson's History of the Indian Mutiny of 1857–8 Volume 2

John Kaye, George Bruce Malleson, Edited by George Bruce Malleson

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Book DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511782794

Kaye's and Malleson's History of the Indian Mutiny of 1857–8 Volume 4

John Kaye, George Bruce Malleson, Edited by George Bruce Malleson

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Book DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511782817

Kaye's and Malleson's History of the Indian Mutiny of 1857–8 Volume 5

John Kaye, George Bruce Malleson, Edited by George Bruce Malleson

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Book DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511782824

Kaye's and Malleson's History of the Indian Mutiny of 1857–8 Volume 6

John Kaye, George Bruce Malleson, Edited by George Bruce Malleson

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Book DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511782831