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Masculinity Forged Under Siege: The Indian Mutiny of 1857

Ralph Crane and Radhika Mohanram

in Imperialism as Diaspora: Race, Sexuality, and History in Anglo-India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318962
eISBN:
9781781380970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318962.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter contextualises the 1857 Indian Mutiny within its cultural and literary history and examines the construction of 19th century imperial masculinity against its backdrop. It examines two ... More


Transformations of India after the Indian Mutiny

Máire ní Fhlathúin

in British India and Victorian Literary Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748640683
eISBN:
9781474415996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640683.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores British responses to the events of the Indian Mutiny/Rebellion of 1857, and to the rise of Bengal nationalism towards the end of the nineteenth century. This period is ... More


Racial difference: savages, mutinies and revolution

Peters Laura

in Dickens and race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719064265
eISBN:
9781781705728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064265.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter four, ‘Racial Difference: Savages, Mutinies and Revolution’ explores the explosive Indian Mutiny of 1857, identifying Dickens’s response as multifaceted. The chapter reads both the ... More


The Internationalization of Trusteeship

William Bain

in Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examines the internationalization of trusteeship as it arose in the context of British colonial administration in Africa, the Berlin and Brussels Conferences, and the experience of the Congo Free ... More


The Indian Mutiny and the Blood of Sacrifice

Christopher Herbert

in Sacrifice and Modern War Literature: The Battle of Waterloo to the War on Terror

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198806516
eISBN:
9780191844126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806516.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter tracks the insistent imagery of blood sacrifice that stamps itself on contemporary writing about the Indian Mutiny of 1857–9, including histories, personal memoirs, and novels. Stressing ... More


From Christian Empire to Global Communion, 1850–70

Bob Tennant

in Corporate Holiness: Pulpit Preaching and the Church of England Missionary Societies, 1760-1870

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199567850
eISBN:
9780191747366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567850.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The final chapter shows that by the mid-century the missionary societies were serving the colonial Churches rather than the home Church’s agenda. The anniversary sermons declined in status and then ... More


British India and Victorian Literary Culture

Máire ní Fhlathúin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748640683
eISBN:
9781474415996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640683.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The book traces the development of British Indian literature from the early days of the nineteenth century to the end of the Victorian period. Previously unstudied poems and essays drawn from the ... More


Cross-cultural contact

Angela McCarthy and T.M. Devine

in Tea and Empire: James Taylor in Victorian Ceylon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526119056
eISBN:
9781526128201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119056.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

From his first arrival in Ceylon, James Taylor showed awareness of the ethnic diversity of the population, especially Tamil and Sinhalese estate labour. This chapter examines his impressions of the ... More


Masks Theatricals in White

Julia A. Stern

in Mary Chesnut's Civil War Epic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226773285
eISBN:
9780226773315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226773315.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter turns to the strangely inappropriate-seeming amateur theatricals mounted by the Richmond elite at the lowest point of the South's military prospects in 1864. Their frivolity impressed ... More


Introduction: Reading Endless War

Nathan K. Hensley

in Forms of Empire: The Poetics of Victorian Sovereignty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198792451
eISBN:
9780191834448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792451.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Introduction uses the telegraphic messages from the so-called Indian Mutiny (1857–8) and the early war photography of Felice Beato (1832–1909) to advance the book’s methodological approach and ... More


Tragedy, Romance, Satire: The Genres of Anticolonial Resistance in J. G. Farrell’s The Siege of Krishnapur and Marlon James’s The Book of Night Women

Greg Forter

in Critique and Utopia in Postcolonial Historical Fiction: Atlantic and Other Worlds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198830436
eISBN:
9780191880018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830436.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter challenges David Scott’s contention that we should shift from Romance to tragedy in recounting the history of colonialism’s overcoming. This shift in genre means, for Scott, moving from ... More


Episcopal Establishment in India to 1914

Robert Eric Frykenberg

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume III: Partisan Anglicanism and its Global Expansion 1829-c.1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199699704
eISBN:
9780191831812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699704.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The East India Company always depended heavily upon Indian manpower, money, and methods. Hence the Company’s Raj made itself the guardian of all proper religious and social institutions under its ... More


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