WAR OF 1857: ACHIEVEMENTS OF INDIANS IN THEIR STRUGGLE AGAINST BRITISH
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Keywords

War
Achievement
Failure
Consequences
British East India Company

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Moiz Khan, M. (2014). WAR OF 1857: ACHIEVEMENTS OF INDIANS IN THEIR STRUGGLE AGAINST BRITISH. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 53(2), 43–51. https://doi.org/10.46568/jssh.v53i2.168

Abstract

The war of 1857 was a great event that influenced the future course of history of sub continent. The war has been a topic of academic discourse for historians and social scientists across the world. Today it has been more than 150 years and this war still attracts researchers for their study. There are several dimensions of this war, such as the causes of the war, events that took place during the war, the people who supported British and those who fought against British, results and consequences. In terms of results many scholars are of the opinion that this war was a failure for those who initiated it. It is generally believed that the section of population of India who fought this war against British authority were unable to achieve their objectives. The war also resulted in many benefits for Indian however these achievements get overshadowed by the debate about the failure. This research effort highlights the achievements of the war for India and the value of them was also extraordinary.

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