A Labour Of Love
ERIC STOKES THE PEASANT ARMED — THE INDIAN REVOLT OF 1857 by C.L. Bayly Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1987, 261 pp., 150
Jan-Feb 1987, volume 11, No 1

Five years after the death of Eric Stokes, he is still greatly missed. A generous friend with an attractive sense of humour, he was also a scholar of unusual gifts. As this posthumous and sadly incomplete book shows, his work fell out of the common rut; nor could he be labelled as belonging to any particular school.

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