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Life and Times of Maj Gen William Henry Sleeman : Elimination of Thuggee in India

Giriraj Shah

ISBN 10: 8178350203 / ISBN 13: 9788178350202
Published by Kalpaz
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Contents: Preface. 1. The loom of youth. 2. Joining the Bengal Army. 3. Calcuttta. 4. War with the Gurkhas. 5. The Kingdom of Oudh. 6. Joining the political service. 7. Ramasi. 8. Suttee. 9. Witchcraft. 10. From Australia to Ile de France. 11. Thugee. 12. Killers' patchwork. 13. Feringheea. 14. Sleemanabad and famine in Saugor. 15. A year's leave. 16. Return to Jubbulpore. 17. Badhak dacoits. 18. Rebellion. 19. The battle of Maharajpore. 20. To Lucknow. 21. Resident at Lucknow. 22. The State of Oudh. 23. The struggle for Oudh. 24. The last defeat. Appendices: 1. The newswriters. 2. Thug approvers. 3. Memorials. Index. "This book is based on the famed book titled "Yellow Scarf" authored by Lt. Gen. Franis Tucker.It gives an intimate account of the life and times of Maj. Gen. W.H. Sleeman better known as Thugee Sleeman who was appointed as incharge of Thugee and Anti Dacoity Department in 1829 and by 1836 he had totally eradicated the curse of Tuggery and Dacoity from India by sheer dint of his planning and meticulous execution of the operations. This book provides indepth insight into the working of Sleeman's scheming mind." ( jacket)No. 28001 240 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 43941

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Preface Acknowledgements Introduction The Loom of Youth Joining the Bengal Army Calcutta War With the Gurkhas The Kingdom of Oudh Joining the Political Service Ramasi Suttee Witcheraft From Australia to Ile de France Thugee Kil

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