Confessions of a thug

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Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trübner & Company, 1873 - 452 páginas
 

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I am Indian, and I have known of the Thugs since I was a child. The origin of the word, Thug, comes from the Sanskrit, 'sthagati', meaning 'he who covers, or conceals'. From there it became 'thag' in ... Leer comentario completo

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Philip Meadows Taylor was a British police commissioner in India in the 1830's. At that time, there existed a cult of ritual murderers and robbers called Thugs. Its practitioners were both Hindu and ... Leer comentario completo

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