"The sparkling but serene Sevenoaks Bookshop" - The Telegraph
 

Shop Products

Continue Shopping

Amritsar 1919: An Empire of Fear and the Making of a Massacre by Kim Wagner

£11.99

Available

ISBN: 9780300250718 Category: Tags: ,

Description

A powerful reassessment of a seminal moment in the history of India and the British Empire-the Amritsar Massacre-to mark its 100th anniversary The Amritsar Massacre of 1919 was a seminal moment in the history of the British Empire yet it remains poorly understood. In this dramatic account Kim A. Wagner details the perspectives of ordinary people and argues that General Dyer’s order to open fire at Jallianwalla Bagh was an act of fear. Situating the massacre within the “deep” context of British colonial mentality and the local dynamics of Indian nationalism Wagner provides a genuinely nuanced approach to the bloody history of the British Empire.

Additional information

Dimensions 235 × 156 mm
Cover

Paperback

Join the waiting list We will inform you when the product arrives in stock. Please leave your valid email address below.

Your Basket

Cart is empty