A History of the Sikhs: 1469-1838

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Oxford University Press, 2004 - History - 434 pages
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First published in 1963, this remains the most comprehensive and authoritative book on the Sikhs. The new edition updated to the present recounts the return of the community to the mainstream of national life. Written in Khushwant Singh's trademark style to be accessible to a general, non-scholarly audience, the book is based on scholarly archival research.

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Review: A History of the Sikhs Vol 1 (SECOND EDITION): Volume 1 1469-1838 (Oxford India Collection)

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Detailed account of history of sentiments before sikhism in India and specifically region around the five+ rivers (Indus, Jhelum, Chenab, Rabi, Sutlej, and Dry Ghaggar). How muslim religion gained ... Read full review

Review: A History of the Sikhs Vol 1 (SECOND EDITION): Volume 1 1469-1838 (Oxford India Collection)

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Khushwant Singh at its best. The best book on history of the sikhs. Read full review

Contents

The Sikh Homeland
3
Birth of Sikhism
16
Building of the Sikh Church
46
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Khushwant Singh is a former Editor, The Hindustan Times and The Illustrated Weekly of India.

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