Behind the mutinies

Print edition : February 17, 2017

The memorial pillar erected in honour of the sepoys who died in the 1806 mutiny in Vellore, at the junction of Bangalore Road and Officers' Line in Vellore. Photo: The Hindu Archives

Uniforms worn by sepoys of Vellore in the early 19th century, at a exhibition at Vellore Fort in July 2006. Photo: S.S. Kumar

The volume explores how 19th century mutinies were connected to the issues of honour and justice, paternalistic relations, structures of deference, and the overarching issue of identity formation.
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