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.
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).
Principal wars: Sepoy Rebellion (1857-1858); Second Afghan War (1878-1880); Third Burmese War (1887); Chitral expedition (1895); Tirah campaign (1897); Second Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902).
Principal wars: Second Burmese War (1852-1853); Crimean War (1853-1856); Sepoy Rebellion (1857-1858); Second Opium War (1859-1860); First Riel Rebellion (1869-1870); Ashanti War (1873-1874); Zulu War (1879); Egyptian Expedition (1882); First Mahdist War (1883-1885).
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