Indian Rebellion of 1857: Home

Guide to sources on the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 in colonial India

The 1857-59 Mutiny

India north 1857

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Terminology

There is no standard name for this historical event, which has variously been characterized as an "Indian" or "Sepoy Mutiny," "India's First War of Independence," the "Sepoy Rebellion," etc. A wide variety of keyword search terms are recommended for locating primary and secondary resources. Or search using Library of Congress Subject Headings, such as the following:

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