Thuggee

Banditry and the British in Early Nineteenth-Century India
Author(s): 
Wagner, Kim A.
ISBN: 
9780230547179
Date published: 
July 2007
Hardback
Price: 
£50.00

Based largely on new material, this book examines thuggee as a type of banditry, emerging in a specific socio-economic and geographic context. The British usually described the thugs as fanatic assassins and Kali-worshippers.