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People`s Role in 1857 Uprising
Delhi and Neighbouring Region
Vir Singh (Ed.)
Bibliography : 2010, xxiv, 448pp., 1 map, Demy 8vo.
PB ISBN (10) : 8184540949
PB ISBN (13) : 9788184540949
HB ISBN (10) : 8184540930
HB ISBN (13) : 9788184540932

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About the Book:

The present book is the outcome of three National Seminars on the topic - `People`s Role in 1857 Uprising-Delhi and Neighbouring Region`, organised by the Centre for Research and Publication of Surajmal Memorial Education Society, New Delhi. This volume includes forty-four research papers presented in these national seminars. These papers cover a very big geographical and cultural trail of Delhi, U.P., Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and upto Bihar with inputs from literature, folklore, archaelogical records, local narratives and even scientific themes and perspectives.<-p>

`People`s Role in 1857 Uprising-Delhi and Neighbouring Region` edited by Dr Vir Singh explores the recent thinking about the role of common people specialy the peasants and kamgars<-i> of the villages in the 1857 uprising.<-p>

The objective of this volume converges on one central theme: gaining new insights into the events and the people that made 1857.<-p>

This volume is a step forward towards the direction of more illumination of various facets of the role and contribution of the common people in 1857 uprising to mark the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of this first war of independence.<-p>

About the Author:

Dr. Vir Singh is an Honorary Director of Maharaja Surajmal Centre for Research and Publication, run by Surajmal Memorial Education Society, New Delhi.<-p>

His research work `Kamayani Ki Katha: Gaveshnatmak Anusheelan`<-i> was published in 1976. While explaining different aspects of ancient legend in world literature of deluge and development of mankind thereafter, he learnt interdisciplinary approach which he utilised while establishing the aforesaid research centre.<-p>

Dr. Vir Singh used his intensive study of the primary sources on the Jats to update three prominent works on the Jat History-
1. `Hindustan Mein Jat Satta`, Wendel`s Memoirs on Jats in Hindi (2001)
2. History of the Jats, Prof K. R. Qanungo (2003)
3. The Jats: Their Role in the Mughal Empire, Dr G. C. Dwivedi (2003)
His edited works are:-<-b>
4. Ganga Sagar, Verses of Gangadas (1998)
5. Reminiscences of a Revolutionary - Raja Mahendra Pratap (1999)
6. Jat Aur Mughal Samrajya, Dr G. C. Dwivedi (2002)
7. Maharaja Jawahar Singh Aur Uttaradhikari, U. N. Sharma (2003)
8. My Life Story, Raja Mahendra Pratap (2004)
9. Jaton Ka Itihas, Prof K. R. Qanungo (2006)
Proceeding of the National Seminars:<-b>
10. The Life and Times of Raja Mahendra Pratap (2005)
11. The Jats: Their Role and Contribution to the Socio-economic Life and Polity of North and North-west India, Vol. I 2003, Vol. II 2006 and Vol. III 2007.
Reprinted Books:<-b>
12. Jaton Ka Naveen Itihas Vol. I, U. N. Sharma (2008)
13. Jaton Ka Naveen Itihas Vol. II, U. N. Sharma (2009)
Organised National Seminars:<-b>
1995, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, July 2007, August 2007, September 2007, December 2007 and January 2008.
Presented Research Papers in various National and International Seminars.<-p>

People`s Role in 1857 Uprising, by Vir Singh (Ed.)


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