A History of the Sikhs: 1469-1838

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Oxford University Press, 2004 - History - 434 pages
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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User Review  - gottfried_leibniz - LibraryThing

An Excellent book that I enjoyed in learning about Sikh history. The Second volume starts with Fall of Sikh Kingdom to Independence and demand of Khalistan. I would recommend anyone who is into Indian history to read this volume. Deus Vult, Gottfried Read full review

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I took this book in Chennai, India. I wanted a break from my reading. I took this to read something light to get me back to reading. I grew up in South India. I do not have much contact with Sikh ... Read full review


The Sikh Homeland
Birth of Sikhism
Building of the Sikh Church

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

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