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Extract from the Delhi Gazette newspaper, June 1858, on rebellion against British rule
(By permission of The British Library, ORB 40/101)
The British Library: ORB 40/101; newspaper report on rebellion against British, 1858
How to use this source
Study this source carefully.
1 What impression does this source give of life in the British empire in terms of the following issues:
  • the treatment of native peoples in the British empire?
  • whether native people were involved in running their own countries?
  • relations between the British and Indian peoples?
2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

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