ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Distortions and Omissions

Vikash N Pandey A Clash of Cultures: Awadh, the British and the Mughals by Michael H Fisher; Manohar, Delhi, 1987; pp 284, Rs 225. AWADH being the terminal point for the East India Company's rule, subsequent stage of revolt of 1857 and a watershed in colonial rule in the sub-continent hats drawn considerable scholarly attention in recent years. The book under review is a welcome departure and significant addition to the literature on Awadh, because it is about the turbulent period of the kingdom of Awadh (1722-1857): from its emergence as independent seat of political authority to its merger with British empire: and that too from the equally ignored perspective

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