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 (1469-1839) - Vol. 1: Volume 1 : 1469-1839

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It gives the feeling of reading a story book rather than a History book... Language is reaaly appealing. Khushwant Singh's best book. It shows his all hard work. A beautiful book depicting story of sikhs beautifully. I love it Read full review

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

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For someone unfamiliar with Sikh history, this was a very informative book. It doesn't seem biased at all, and honestly discusses what is admirable and what is not about the history of the Sikhs. The ... Read full review


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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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