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When sparrows became hawks : the making of the Sikh warrior tradition, 1699-1799

Author: Purnima Dhavan
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Purnima Dhavan examines the creation of the Khalsa Sikh warrior tradition during the eighteenth century. By focusing on the experiences of long-overlooked peasant communities, she reveals how a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Purnima Dhavan
ISBN: 9780199756551 0199756554
OCLC Number: 695560144
Description: x, 253 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Ch. 1 introduction: the origins of the khalsa --
Ch. 2 early narratives of the last guru and the creation of the khalsa --
Ch. 3 (re)making the khalsa, 1708-48 --
Ch. 4 the making of a sikh sardar: two jassa singhs and the place of sikhs in the eighteenth-century military labor market --
Ch. 5 rereading alha singh: rebel, raja, and sikh sardar --
Ch. 6 from peasant soldier to elite warrior: raiding, honor feuds, and the transformation of khalsa identity --
Ch. 7 devotion and its discontents: the affective communities of gurbilas texts --
Ch. 8 conclusion.
Responsibility: Purnima Dhavan.

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Built on a close reading of Punjabi and Farsi sources, Purnima Dhavan's narrative of eighteenth-century Sikh history begins with Guru Gobind Singh and the inauguration of the Khalsa and goes on to Read more...

 
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