Editor's preface; Author's preface; Book I. Introductory: 1. Administration of Lord Dalhousie; 2. The question of adoption; 3. Oudh; 4. Destruction of the territorial nobility of India; Book II. The Sipahi Army: 1. India was won by the sword; 2. Mutiny of the Madras Officers, 1809; 3. The effect of the Afghan War on the Sipahis; 4. The Patna Conspiracy; 5. Moral deterioration of the Sipahi; Book III. The Outbreak of the Mutiny: 1. Lord Dalhousie leaves India; 2. The administration of Oudh; 3. Retrospect of 1856; 4. The rising storm; 5. The military hierarchy in India considered; 6. Sentence executed on Manghal Pandi; 7. Return of confidence at Calcutta and elsewhere; Appendix.
Kaye and Malleson's comprehensive first-hand History is a lucid and interesting account covering the Indian Mutiny's causes and events.