Category Archives: 19th century Lucknow

Shadows of Empire

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A short video by Alan McKee

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Azimullah Khan: behind the scenes leader of the 1857 rebellion

This is a portrait, believed to be drawn from life by Richard Doyle, uncle of Arthur Conan Doyle, of the man who stood behind the scenes and pushed India into war: Azi mullah Khan Much isĀ  known about this shrewd … Continue reading

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