Sepoy Rebellion


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Sepoy Rebellion:

see Indian MutinyIndian 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.
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Among the topics are imperial melodrama after the Sepoy Rebellion, Stevenson's melodramatic anthropology, and Olive Schreiner and the melodrama of the Karoo.
Even after the Sepoy Rebellion (1857-58), the Raj extracted so much revenue from the Central provinces and invested so little in return that it continued to impoverish the region and undermine its own tax base.
Principal wars: First Burmese War (1824-1826); First Afghan War (1839-1842); Gwalior War (1843); First Sikh War (1845-1846); Sepoy Rebellion (1857-1858).
Principal wars: First Sikh War (1845-1846); Second Sikh War (1848-1849); Sepoy Rebellion (1857-1858); Third Opium (Arrow) War (1859-1860); Abyssinian War (1867-1868).
Principal wars: First Afghan War (1839-1842); Sepoy Rebellion (1857-1858).