SLEEMAN, Sir William Henry.
SLEEMAN, Sir William Henry. A Report on the System of Megpunnaism,
Serampore : 1839First edition. Account of a lesser-known branch of Thuggee by the nemesis of the Thugs. "Sleeman's most memorable achievement was the extirpation of thuggee. The thugs were professional hereditary murderers who worshipped the Hindu goddess Kali and preyed in organized bands on innocent travellers. Thug can be translated as 'deceiver', and the bands'... Learn More£3,250.00
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