Correspondence on Moplah Outrages in Malabar

Correspondence on Moplah Outrages in Malabar

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...converse with the people to ascertain what is the present state of feeling amongst the Hindus of these three talooks with regard to these unhappy events, and regret to say that the impression which I have of late attempted to convey to the Government of the apprehension generally felt, is in no way to be qualified. It is not to be wondered at. The terror caused by the late awful tragedies is far too deep-seated to be removed by a cessation of thenoccurrence, which it is universally felt may be a very temporary one. 3. The causes of these outbreaks it is felt have rather increased than diminished; the last of them being probably the most dangerous. Nos. 6 and 8, in both of which a single indivi-. Ten outbreaks have Oc dualwas concerned, were purely fanatical as wai cmre& snce 1841. The first three also T(o. 8. No. 7 was Attan Knrikal's case in 1849. were either purely fanatical or No. 1 was reported on the 30th April 1811... nad a mixture of personal illfeeling towards the victims, without, as it would appear, any foreign influence having been exercised to direct the bigoted spirit which from the first had, I believe, its origin from Tiruwangady. The outbreak No. 4 and still more that of No. 5, showed that people behind the scenes had begun to find out the advantage of making use of the prevailing fanaticism and turning its fury on obnoxious foes or landlords. The two last outbreaks (Nos. 9 and 10) have demonstrated that a still more awful ingredient has been of late mixed in these horrible designs, viz., the hope of plunder. Direction has been given to fanaticism not only by discontented tenants or rivals, but by tbose who have seen the advantage of having a rich house made ready for their spoiling. 5. In none of the first eight...show more

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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 358g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123662100X
  • 9781236621009