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A history of the Sikhs.

Author: Khushwant Singh
Publisher: New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Oxford India paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Volume I: This volume covers the social, religious and political background which led to the formation of the Sikh faith in the fifteenth century. Basing his account on original documents in Persian, Gurmukhi and English, the author traces the growth of Sikhism and tells of the compilation of its sacred scriptures in the Granth Sahib."--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Khushwant Singh
ISBN: 0195673085 0195673093 9780195673081 9780195673098
OCLC Number: 58457207
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: V. 1. 1469-1838 --
v. 2. 1839-2004.
Series Title: Oxford India paperbacks.
Responsibility: Khushwant Singh.

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This is the standard and well established book on its subject, accessible to a general non scholarly audience, while being based on scholarly archival research. Singh exhaustively covers the genesis  Read more...

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