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🎧 INDIA’S JOAN OF ARC: THE INDIAN MUTINY AND ITS HEROINE, THE RANI OF JHANSI

Audio from Chalke Valley History Festival 2016.
In 1857, the Indian army mutinied and spread terror across the sub-continent, massacring men, women and children of the Raj. One of its leaders was a charismatic queen whose rebellion seemed justified by her tragic life. James Heneage tells her remarkable story, and the story of the Mutiny, the worst of Imperial crises.