“The Republic of Orissá; A Page from the Annals of the Twentieth Century”

Title“The Republic of Orissá; A Page from the Annals of the Twentieth Century”
Year for Search1845
AuthorsDutt, Shoshee Chunder (1824-85)
Secondary TitleBengaliana: A Dish of Rice and Curry, and Other Indigestible Ingredients
Pagination347-56
Date Published1845/[188?]
PublisherThacker, Spink, and Co
Place PublishedCalcutta, India
KeywordsIndian author, Male author
Annotation

The story is set in the dystopia of colonial India with the government passing a law that supports slavery, which leads to a revolt in which the British are defeated but then ignore what they had agreed to do.

Info Notes

The author identifies it as having originally been published in 1845 but not say where

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Indian author (1824-85)

Full Text

1845 Dutt, Shoshee Chunder (1824-85). “The Republic of Orissá; A Page from the Annals of the Twentieth Century.” Bengaliana: A Dish of Rice and Curry, and Other Indigestible Ingredients (Calcutta, India: Thacker, Spink, and Co., [188?]), 347-56. The author identifies it as having originally been published in 1845 but not say where. MH

The story is set in the dystopia of colonial India with the government passing a law that supports slavery, which leads to a revolt in which the British are defeated but then ignore what they had agreed to do. Indian author.