Martyr as Bridegroom
'Martyr As Bridegroom: A Folk Representation of Bhagat Singh' is written from the viewpoint of vernacular Punjabi culture and tries to tread on the marginalized path of vernacular culture as a methodology of a historian's craft. The book seeks to understand the manner in which Punjabis constructed the image of Bhagat Singh in their literature.
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