Wikipedia’s ‘Goan war’ entry unmasked as elaborate hoax

It went undetected for five years on Wikipedia, but now a seemingly meticulous entry about a 17th century conflict between colonial Portugal and India’s Maratha empire has been outed as a hoax. “The Bicholim Conflict” of 1640-41, described in detail in the online piece assessed as…

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Wikipedia’s ‘Goan war’ entry unmasked as elaborate hoax


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