A History of the Sikhs, Volume 2

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Princeton University Press, 1966 - History - 395 pages
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Review: A History of the Sikhs Vol 1 (SECOND EDITION): Volume 1 1469-1838 (Oxford India Collection)

User Review  - Ajeet - Goodreads

Very good book, the author has established himself as serious historian. The matter is well researched and lucidly presented. There is plethora of details satisfying any inquisitive reader who wants to learn about Sikh heritage. Read full review

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

User Review  - Prabhdeep Singh - Goodreads

Well researched, thorough and completely unbiased version. Khushwant Singh avoids the preachy road that some scholars tend to venture upon when discussing the lives of Sikh Gurus and their followers ... Read full review

About the author (1966)

Khushwant Singh was born on February 2, 1915 in the village of Hadali in what is now the Punjab province of Pakistan. He attended St. Stephen's College in Delhi, Government College in Lahore, and King's College London. In 1947, he worked for India's ministry of external affairs and served as press officer in Ottawa and London. From 1980 to 1986, he was a member of the upper house of the Indian parliament. He was an author and journalist. His newspaper column, With Malice Towards One and All, was syndicated all over India. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 100 novels and short-story collections including Train to Pakistan, I Shall Not Hear the Nightingale, Delhi: A Novel, The Company of Women, and The Sunset Club. He also wrote a two-volume History of the Sikhs, an autobiography entitled Truth, Love and a Little Malice, and a book of biographical profiles entitled The Good, the Bad and the Ridiculous. He died on March 20, 2014 at the age of 99.

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