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 (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

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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