A History of the Sikhs, Volume 2

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Princeton University Press, 1966 - History - 395 pages
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The Description for this book, A History of the Sikhs, Volume II: 1839-1964, will be forthcoming.

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Review: A History of the Sikhs (1469-1839) - Vol. 1: Volume 1 : 1469-1839

User Review  - P - Goodreads

Volume I is a well researched, comprehensive, attentive history of the Sikhs from their inception through 1839. It is very dryly written, which constitutes my only real complaint. I suspect I may feel ... Read full review

Review: A History of the Sikhs (1469-1839) - Vol. 1: Volume 1 : 1469-1839

User Review  - Harshit - Goodreads

This is an amazing account on how Sikhs came into existence and in a period of 400 years rose to almost ruling over India north to Indus river. It starts with how Sikhs came into picture by ... Read full review

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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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