Text British India and the 'Great Rebellion'

TLF ID M011244

The resource is about the Indian mutiny or 'Great Rebellion' of 1857 and its effect on imperial British authority. It covers: the mutiny; interpretations of British Indian history before and after the mutiny; British rule and influence in India prior to the uprising; disaffection in some regions of India; and the reforms instituted by the new royal government.




Educational details

Educational value
  • The resource is valuable for addressing the Australian Curriculum: History content description in year 9 in relation to a key event that involved the Asian society and European power(s), including different perspectives of the event at the time. Students study the different perspectives and interpretations of the 'Great Rebellion' held by the British authorities and the Indian population.
  • The resource is useful for a study of the effects of contact with the British colonialists on India, supporting the content description for year 9 in the Australian Curriculum: History. It suggests the long-term response to British imperialism was the growth of nationalism and the revival of Indian cultures.
Year level

9

Learning area
  • History

Other details

Contributors
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
  • Organization: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
  • Address: UNITED KINGDOM
  • URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk
  • Publisher
  • Name: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
  • Organization: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: UNITED KINGDOM
  • URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Text
  • Image
Rights
  • Resource: BBC © 2012, except where indicated otherwise. You may download, copy and communicate this material for free, and use it in digital and hardcopy format for non-commercial educational use in Australian schools and TAFE institutions, provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the material. 'Interactive' image: © Education Services Australia Limited 2012. You may copy, communicate and adapt this image for non-commercial educational purposes provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the image.