Excavating histories of terror: thugs, sovereignty and the colonial sublime

Tickell, Alex (2010). Excavating histories of terror: thugs, sovereignty and the colonial sublime. In: Boehmer, Elleke and Morton, Stephen eds. Terror and the Postcolonial: A Concise Companion. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 177–201.

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Reviewing recent historical scholarship on the colonial anti-thuggee campaign in India during the 1830s this paper contests assessments of the the origins of modern terrorism provided in some Terrorism Studies publications.

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