Lectures on India: also, descriptions of remarkable customs and personages in other pagan and Mohammedan countries

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Each volume has special t.p Costumes and remarkable personages in India.--Lectures on India. Lecture I.-- Lectures on India. Lecture II.--A lecture on the condition of women in pagan and Mohammedan countries.--Curiosities and remarkable customs in pagan Mohammedan countries.--Description of the habits and superstitions of the Thugs; a sect who profess to be divinely authorized to plunder and murder.--Specimens of the Shasters, or sacred books of the Brahmins [with A description of the Shasters, by J. J. Weitbrecht].--Description of two pagan festivals, celebrated annually in Calcutta, at an expense of three millions of dollars, by Alexander Duff.--Superstitions of the Ashantees, especially those which lead them to sacrifice, on certain occasions, thousands of human victims
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