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- Introduction Sharmistha Gooptu & Boria Majumdar
- Tilting at windmills:Indian historians and the contestation over 1857.
An essay
Ronojoy Sen
- In defence of faith: Religious rhetoric in the Delhi uprising of 1857.
An essay
William Dalrymple
- Jihadi Muslims and Hindu sepoys: Re-writing the 1857 narrative.
An essay
Seema Alavi
- The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi, 1857 by
William Dalrymple
David Washbrook
- A million mutinies: The Ghadar in Delhi, gleaned from the Mutiny Papers.
An essay
Mahmood Farooqui
- Contest and communications:The geography of rebellion in Bihar.
An essay
Nitin Sinha
- My once erect form is now bent with woe: The Indian Revolt in Scottish ballads. An essay Projit B. Mukharji
- Punching the sepoy: The Mutiny and colonial image-making. An essay Monjita Palit
- Re-visioning the land: Attaching affect to the Empire after 1857. Aishwarya Lakshmi
- First Encounters: Recording 1857. An essay Rahaab Allana
- The missing mutiny: Histories of Western education and the place of 1857.
An essay
Sanjay Seth
- Raj of the Rani by Tapti Roy Prachi Deshpande
- The 1857 historical: The registers of 1857 in Indian cinema. An essay Sharmistha Gooptu
- Of mixed loyalties: Sayyid Ahmad Khan’s accounts of the uprising in Bijnor. An essay David Lelyveld
- The nation in the comic: The Amar Chitra Katha of 1857. An essay Nalin Mehta
- When the sepoys batted: 1857 on the playing field. An essay Boria Majumdar
- Love Besieged: A Romance of the Siege of Lucknow by Charles E. Pearce Anuradha Ghosh
- Remembering Sham Lal who passed away on 23 February 2007 Dileep Padgaonkar Prem Shankar Jha, Praful Bidwai, Ian Jack, Andre Beteille
RAHAAB ALLANA completed his Masters from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is at present, Curator, Alkazi Foundation for the Arts, New Delhi.

SEEMA ALAVI is Professor, Department of History and Culture, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. She is the author of Sepoys & the Company. OUP, 1995; Islam & Healing, Permanent Black & MacMillan, London, forthcoming, Oct. 2007; and is writing a book, Muslim Jihadis and Hindu Sepoys: Retelling the 1857 Tale.

WILLIAM DALRYMPLE is the author of five books on history and travel, including the highly acclaimed City of Djinns. His previous book, The White Mughals won the prestigious Wolfson Prize for History 2003. His most recent book is The Last Mughal.

PRACHI DESHPANDE is Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of California, Berkeley.

MAHMOOD FAROOQUI is working on an English edition of the Mutiny Papers.

ANURADHA GHOSH teaches at the Department of English and Modern European Languages, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

SHARMISTHA GOOPTU is a Ph.D. candidate in History at the University of Chicago, and is a regular columnist with the Times of India.

AISHWARYA LAKSHMI has just completed her Ph.D. in English at the University of Chicago.

DAVID LELYVELD is the author of Aligarh’s First Generation: Muslim Solidarity in British India (Oxford University Press, 2003), and teaches South Asian History at William Paterson University. He lives in New York City.

BORIA MAJUMDAR is a research fellow at La Trobe University Melbourne and is the General Editor of the Routledge Series, Sport in the Global Society alongwith

J.A. Mangan. His most recent book is The Illustrated History of Indian Cricket published by Roli Books in October 2006.

NALIN MEHTA has just completed his Ph.D. at La Trobe University, Melbourne. He is a former political correspondent and anchor with NDTV.

PROJIT B. MUKHARJI teaches History at the University of Southampton (UK). He has recently submitted his Ph.D. titled, Medicine and Modernity in Colonial Bengal: c. 1775- 1930, at the University of London.

MONJITA PALIT is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of South Asian Languages and Cultures, SOAS, University of London.

RONOJOY SEN is Senior Assistant Editor, Times of India. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.

SANJAY SETH teaches Political Theory at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. He is co-editor of the journal Postcolonial Studies and author of Marxist Theory and Nationalist Politics: The Case of Colonial India (1995).

NITIN SINHA is a Ph.D. candidate in History at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

DAVID WASHBROOK teaches at St Antony’s College, Oxford.


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