Northern India in the mid- nineteenth century was a land in ferment.
Since Plassey , the British had gradually expanded their base of political
power , and by the end of Dalhousie ' s Governor- Generalship (1856), the Union Jack flew over territory that stretched from Bengal to the Panjab. With the
spread of western political dominance , great changes began to take place in
both the economic and social spheres of Indian life , a revolutioni zing
process that unleashed in its wake numerous...[Show more]
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