About this book
Critically acclaimed in hardback, selling over 10,000 copies. Strong, commercial narrative history from a highly promising young historian. David will be on TV in September, presenting a "Timewatch" programme on the Zulus - raising his media profile. "Fascinating, thrilling, convincing" "Economist".
In 1857 the native troops of the Bengal army rose against their colonial masters. The ensuing insurrection was to become the bloodiest in the history of the British Empire. This title explores one of Britain's most harrowing colonial battles.