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Thug

Door Mike Dash

Thug
CategorieGeschiedenis Azië
Boeknummer#95932
TitelThug. The true story of India's murderous cult
AuteurDash, Mike
BoektypeGebonden hardcover met stofomslag
UitgeverijGranta Books, London
Jaar van uitgave2005
ISBN101862076049
ISBN139781862076044
TaalEngels
SamenvattingNever in recorded history has there been a group of murderers as deadly as the Thugs. For nearly two centuries, groups of these lethal criminals haunted the roads of India, slaughtering travellers whom they met along the way with such efficiency that over the years tens of thousands of men, women and children simply vanished without trace. Mike Dash, one of our best popular historians, has devoted years to combing archives in both India and Britain to discover how the Thugs lived and worked. Painstakingly researched and grippingly written. Thug tells, for the first time the full story of the Thugs' rise and fall from its beginnings in the late seventeenth century to its eventual demise at the hands of British officer William Sleeman, in 1840.
Pagina's356
OnderwerpenIndia (32), Moord (6), Sekte (1)
ConditieGoed
Prijs€ 10,00
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