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Thug: The True Story of India's Murderous Cult

Author:
Mike Dash (author)
Language:
English
Original language:
English
Publisher:
Granta Books
Category:
History
Publication year:
2005
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Table of Contents:
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  • Author's Note
  • Glossary of Indian Words
  • Maps
    • Gazetteer
    • India in 1930
    • Northern and Central India, c.1830
    • Etawah, the Thug homelands and the ravine country, c.1812
  • Prologue: The Road to Lucknadown
  1. 'Murdered in Circumstances Which Defied Detection'
  2. 'An Independent Race of Men'
  3. 'Awful Secrets'
  4. Mr Halhed's Revenge
  5. 'The Infamous System of Thuggee'
  6. Scarf and Sword
  7. Feringeea
  8. Sleeman
  9. 'A Very Good Remuneration for Murdering a Man'
  10. The Devil's Banker
  11. Approvers
  12. The Omen of the Owl
  13. 'A Double Weight of Irons'
  14. Sleeman's Machine
  15. In Cutcherry
  16. Demon Devotees
  17. The Last Days of Thuggee
  18. The Gallows and the Drop
  19. Across the Black Water
  • Appendix: How Many Dead?
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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