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Title Confessions of a Thug, Volume 3: In the service of H. H. the Nizam
Author(s) Captain Taylor, Meadows
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Date 1839
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication London
Publisher Richard Bentley
Library British Library
Reference T7634
Region South Asia
Names Captain Meadows Taylor, Ameer Ali, Cheetoo (pp1-126), Tippoo Sultan (p57)
Places India, Oomraotee (pp14-40), Basim (p45), Toljapoor (p49), Bheer (p52), Guntoor (p68), Bombay (p145), Buhadoorgurh (p178), Nagpoor (p226), Jhalone (p346)
Topics fiction, Indian literature, travel, Thugs, Thuggee, soldier, dangers of travelling in India, plunder and sacking of Indian villages with Pinharees, plan of Pindharees to join Maharattas to remove Europeans from India (p58), Pindharees (pp1, 20, 58, 237), plunder, looting (pp9, 12, 19, 37, 46, 52), anti-colonialism (pp9, 57, 63, 68), skirmishes with British army, colonial conflict (pp10, 11, 69), bravery of English army (p10), gold (pp32, 54, 158, 348), jewels (pp32, 49, 49, 158, 348), murder of women (pp43, 65, 72), murder of child (pp224, 235), burial customs, burial of victims (pp44-45, 104, 122, 265), music and dance (p48), temple of Bhowanee (p49), religion, Islam , Mohammedanism (pp57, 75, 234, 350, 369), Hinduism (pp75, 234, 350), Maharattas (pp57, 125, 169), Zenana (pp61, 354), crime and punishment (pp65, 211, 309-331, 333, 361, 365, 397, 404-422), Shakespeare (pp67, 113, 138, 187, 248, 275, 300, 322, 363, 399), Milton (p345), Byron (p363), murder (pp72, 104,112, 145, 162, 176, 221, 232, 234, 235, 241, 263, 302, 339, 345, 360, 378, 381, 385), torture (pp73, 81, 128, 136, 333), rape (p73), caste (p75), opium (pp83, 92, 304), alcohol (pp86, 92, 384), Hooris (p95), colonial power, colonial rule (pp219, 230, 306, 313, 397), military supremacy of Europeans (pp125, 147), superstition, Thuggee religion (pp134, 141-143, 260), English warship (p148), colonial civil service, Indian Civil Service (pp151, 404), deception (p171), theft (pp176, 233, 304), marriage (pp189-191, 307), children (p192), praise of Europeans (p201), European culture (pp201-203), use of kniand fork (p202), murder of sister (p263), death penalty by elephant (p321), law (pp309, 361, 397, 404, 422), prison (pp323, 363-388), branding (p333), attempted escape (pp367-375), charity (p392), ransom (p397), colonial government desire to apprehend Thugs (p404), revenge (p415), deportation, transportation (p408)
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