Indian Rebellion of 1857: Home

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

The 1857-59 Mutiny

India north 1857

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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Global Studies, Lehman Library