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The travels of M. de Thévenot through the thug archive (2001)
Journal Article
ní Fhlathúin, M. (2001). The travels of M. de Thévenot through the thug archive. Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 11(1), doi:10.1017/S135618630100013X

The campaign against thuggee in 1830s India produced a set of widely-circulated accounts of the origins and practices of thugs. In these works (both popular and scholarly), a very small amount of primary information was continually recycled throughou... Read More