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War of No Pity

The Indian Mutiny and Victorian Trauma

by Christopher Herbert

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 1500 to c 1900,
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Mutiny,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • 19th Century Literature - History And Criticism,
  • Literary History And Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • India,
  • Asia - India & South Asia,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Comparative Literature,
  • 19th century,
  • English literature,
  • Great Britain,
  • History,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literature and history,
  • Politics and literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11182981M
    ISBN 100691133328
    ISBN 109780691133324

    War of No Pity is a vital and vitally important work of literary, cultural, and historical criticism, one that no student of the Victorian period can afford not to know. War of No Pityis a vital and vitally important work of literary, cultural, and historical criticism, one that no student of the Victorian period can afford not to know.   A wonderful book."―David Simpson, University of California, Davis "War of No Pity mounts a bold challenge to standard postcolonial interpretations of Victorian imperial culture. Through painstakingly close reading of an impressive array of both familiar and relatively unknown texts, and with vigorous writing, Christopher Herbert takes on a /5(2).

      Instead, Winter has smuggled into his review of The Pity of War a review of another book of mine, Virtual History, in that most of his criticisms are directed at my use of counterfactual arguments. In my introduction to Virtual History I did my best to counter the familiar E. H. Carr-type arguments against counterfactuals.   Buy a cheap copy of Pity The Nation: Lebanon At War book by Robert Fisk. With the Israeli-Palestinian crisis reaching wartime levels, where is the latest confrontation between these two old foes leading? Robert Fisk's explosive Pity the Free shipping over $/5(5).

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A wonderful book."—David Simpson, University of California, Davis "War of No Pity mounts a bold challenge to standard postcolonial interpretations of Victorian imperial culture. Through painstakingly close reading of an impressive array of both familiar and relatively unknown texts, and with vigorous writing, Christopher Herbert takes on a.

Drawing on a wealth of largely overlooked and often mesmerizing nineteenth-century texts, including memoirs, histories, letters, works of journalism, and novels, War of No Pity shows that the startling ferocity of the conflict in India provoked a crisis of national conscience and a series of searing if often painfully ambivalent condemnations Cited by:   War of No Pity book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. OnHindu and Muslim sepoys massacred British residents and na /5(8). The Pity of War makes a simple and provocative argument: the human atrocity known as the Great War was entirely England's ing to Niall Ferguson, England entered into war based on naive assumptions of German aims, thereby transforming a Continental conflict into a world war, which it then badly mishandled, necessitating American by: Drawing on a wealth of largely overlooked and War of No Pity book mesmerizing nineteenth-century texts, including memoirs, histories, letters, works of journalism, and novels, War of No Pity shows that the startling ferocity of the conflict in India provoked a crisis of national conscience and a series of searing if often painfully ambivalent condemnations.

Buy War of No Pity: The Indian Mutiny and Victorian Trauma by Herbert, Christopher (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). "A most impressive study of colonial relations and India is Christopher Herbert's War of No Pity: The Indian Mutiny and Victorian Trauma that, in great and significant detail, does away with as many presuppositions as possible."—-Ann C.

Colley, Studies in English Literature. From the PublisherPages: In The Pity of War, Niall Ferguson makes a simple and provocative argument: that the human atrocity known as the Great War was entirely England's n, according to Ferguson, entered into war based on naïve assumptions of German aimsand England's entry into the war transformed a Continental conflict into a world war, which they then badly mishandled,/5.

War of No Pity is a vital and vitally important work of literary, cultural, and historical criticism, one that no student of the Victorian period can afford not to know. — Stephen Arata. Victorian StudiesPrice: $ The book makes vivid humankind’s innate darkness and makes war painful again.

(indexes) (Poetry. ) This startling and honest presentation of the horrors of war from Philip and McCurdy (American Fairy Tales,etc.) uses poems to thoughtfully balance the often romanticized vision of battle as an expression of bravery and honor.

"War of No Pity is a vital and vitally important work of literary, cultural, and historical criticism, one that no student of the Victorian period can afford not to know."--Stephen Arata, Victorian Studies "Christopher Herbert has done postcolonialists, Victorianists, and indeed anyone interested in modern violence a remarkable service in reading a vast amount of Mutiny literature and /5(8).

War of No Pity: The Indian Mutiny and Victorian Trauma. By Christopher Herbert. (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, Pp. xiii, $) In this stimulating and imaginative book, the author takes issue with what he argues is the prevailing misrepresentation of Victorian responses to mutiny.

"War of No Pity is a vital and vitally important work of literary, cultural, and historical criticism, one that no student of the Victorian period can afford not to know."--Stephen Arata, Victorian Studies "Christopher Herbert has done postcolonialists, Victorianists, and indeed anyone interested in modern violence a remarkable service in reading a vast amount of Mutiny literature and.

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The Pity of War I was disappointed in the book. I really had higher expectations based upon a number of the reviews I read here. Nevertheless I did learn some things from the listen about the events around WWI so it was worth the time. 4 people found this helpful. Get this from a library.

War of no pity: the Indian Mutiny and Victorian trauma. [Christopher Herbert] -- Christopher Herbert considers why the Victorian public saw the Indian Mutiny of as an epochal event and offers a view of this episode, and of Victorian imperialist culture more generally. ''The Pity of War'' may not be a total history, but the reader will find plenty of fresh information and challenging ideas on the conflict's most important aspects.

For example, in his chapter titled ''The Myth of War Enthusiasm,'' the author demonstrates how familiar images of men and women cheering leaders on mobilization day require. Buy a cheap copy of The Pity of War: Explaining World War I book by Niall Ferguson. If someone less distinguished than Jesus College, Oxford, fellow Niall Ferguson had written The Pity of War, you could be forgiven for thinking the book was out for Free shipping over $Cited by: Download Citation | War of No Pity: The Indian Mutiny and Victorian Trauma (review) | The primary question Christopher Herbert seeks to answer in his pugnacious, gripping, and often brilliant book Author: Stephen Arata.

TY - BOOK. T1 - War of No Pity: The Indian Mutiny and Victorian Trauma. AU - Herbert, Christopher. PY - Y1 - M3 - Book. BT - War of No Pity: The Indian Mutiny and Victorian Trauma. PB - Princeton University Press. CY - Princeton and Oxford. ER -Cited by:. In The Pity of War, Niall Ferguson makes a simple and provocative argument: that the human atrocity known as the Great War was entirely England's fault.

Britain, according to Ferguson, entered into war based on naïve assumptions of German aims?and England's entry into the war transformed a Continental conflict into a world war, which they then badly mishandled, necessitating American involvement.5/5(4). In his book The Old Lie: the Great War and the public-school ethos, Peter Parker wrote: “Before the Great War there was no war poetry as we now conceive the term Instead there was martial verse.” This was true even after the start of the war.

Even months after hostilities had commenced, everyone was still writing as they had : Douglas Murray.He was also the author of a book, The Donkeys, which was a history of the British General Staff in the First World War. The title came from a famous comment that had supposedly been made at.