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The Sikhs of the Punjab

by Grewal, J. S.

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Punjab (India)
    • Subjects:
    • Sikhs -- History,
    • Punjab (India) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-254) and index.

      StatementJ.S. Grewal.
      SeriesThe New Cambridge history of India ;, II, 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS436 .N47 1987 pt. 2, vol. 3, DS485.P3 .N47 1987 pt. 2, vol. 3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 264 p. :
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2197615M
      ISBN 100521268842
      LC Control Number89017348

      In this remarkable book, a courageous anthropologist who knows the region intimately presents a very human portrait of the struggle. She argues that, despite its apparent defeat, it can only be in abeyance while the root causes, which have prompted so many young Sikhs to take up arms and fight for an independent Khalistan, remain unaddressed. India - India - The Sikhs in the Punjab: The origins of the Sikhs, a religious group initially formed as a sect within the larger Hindu community, lie in the Punjab in the 15th century. The Sikh founder, Guru Nanak (–), was roughly a contemporary of the founder of Mughal fortunes in India, Bābur, and belonged to the Khatri community of scribes and traders.

      Sikhism is open to all through the teachings of its 10 Gurus enshrined in the Sikh Holy Book and Living Guru, Sri Guru Granth Sahib. Who and What is a Sikh? The word 'Sikh' in the Punjabi language means 'disciple', Sikhs are the disciples of God who follow the writings and teachings of the Ten Sikh Gurus. Book Review – The Sikhs The Sikhs, by Patwant Singh (), is widely regarded as a foundational resource in the study of Sikh religion and history. Singh was a writer, political commentator and dedicated practitioner of the Sikh faith .

        The Sikhs of the Punjab by Joyce Pettigrew, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(10). It shows the kind of monumental global adversary against which are pitted the rural Sikhs of Punjab. The book’s author is well aware of the incompatibility Author: Aravindan Neelakandan.


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This important new contribution to the New Cambridge History of India examines chronologically the entire span of Sikh history from prehistoric times to the present day. In an introductory chapter, Professor Grewal surveys the changing pattern of human settlements in the Punjab until the fifteenth century and the emergence of the Punjabi language as the basis of regional 4/5(2).

J.S. Grewal's book is a highly-focused history of the Sikhs in the north of the Indian subcontinent. Only an essential minimum of detail concerning things such as developments in Sikh religious doctrine or the sociopolitics of India as a whole is given in order to contextualize the main narrative, which is that of the Sikhs' growth into a self-conscious nation.4/5.

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The book offers a comprehensive statement on one of the largest and most important communities in India today. Reviews ‘ simply the best, most clearly written, and most Cited by:   CHANDIGARH: Punjab has witnessed more than incidents of sacrilege of the Guru Granth Sahib - the holy book of Sikhs - in the last two years.

This book has more in-depth historical research than Cunningham's A history of the Sikhs that was published in The book is due for a new edition, that discusses the migration of modern Sikhs from Punjab to UK, Canada, USA in search of freedom and better life/5(17).

Muslim League Attack on Sikhs and Hindus in the Punjab is a book by Sikh author Gurbachan Singh was first published in by the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) and has been reprinted several times. The book consists of harrowing stories of the Partition of India between the new nations of India and Pakistan.

The partition led to one. The Partition of resulted in the greatest migration in human history. Sikhs and Hindus in western Punjab migrated east to India.

Muslims journeyed. The Sikhs of the Punjab Unheard Voices of State and Guerilla Violence Joyce Pettigrew. the Sikhs. This book examines the complex Anglo-Sikh relationship that led to the initial Sikh settlement and the processes of community-building around Sikh institutions such as gurdwaras.

It explores the nature of British Sikh society. Punjab remained blocked for the fifth day as Sikh activists stayed put on different roads, right from national highways to link roads in rural areas, on Monday. "J. Grewal's book is an extremely valuable reference work for Sikh and Punjabi history from Guru Nanak's day down to the present." American Historical Review "This contribution to The New Cambridge History of India provides the most balanced account of the Sikhs of the : Sikhs Punjab.

74K likes. ਹਰ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਵੀਰ ਭੈਣ ਇਹ ਪੇਜ ਵੱਧ ਤੋਂ ਵੱਧ ਲਾਇਕ ਤੇ ਸ਼ੇਅਰ ਕਰੋ/5(1). Punjabi is an ethnic group originated from Punjab as an Indo-Aryan of North India while Sikhs are a religious group which follows the religion of Sikhism.

The Punjabi identity is primarily linguistic and cultural with the Punjabi language while identity of Sikh is with his 5 Ks namely KESH, KARA, KIRPAN, KECHERA, and KANGA along with the. Role of the Sikhs and the Punjab Army. After the Second Anglo Sikh War, the Sikhs in the Punjab had been rendered armless and leaderless.

Their forts were destroyed. Patriot Sikh leaders were killed or deported. During the first year of the annexation of the Punjab, eight thousand Sikhs were arrested and mutineers were put to death.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Parry, Roy Edgardo. Sikhs of the Punjab. Patiala] Languages Dept., Punjab, (OCoLC) Document Type. The thesis I have established in my book, The Punjab Bloodied, Partitioned and Cleansed (Oxford University PressRupa Publications, ) is the following: if India had not been partitioned, Punjab would not have been partitioned.

The Punjab partition took place because the Muslim League and the Sikhs could not agree on keeping Punjab united. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: New Zealand author. Description: [1], 32 pages illustrations, map, portraits 22 cm: Responsibility.

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Gurbachan Singh Talib (14) Gurbachan Singh Makin (13) Prof. Kartar Singh (13). Punjab has the largest population of Sikhs in India and is the only state where Sikhs form a majority with % of the state population practising Sikhism.

Hinduism is the second most popular religion in the state of Punjab with % following l: Chandigarh†. Sikhism.likes talking about this. Sikhism was founded by Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji in AD. The word Sikh means a disciple, a learner. A Sikh Followers: K.Sikhism is the sacred religion of the Sikhs which leads to the ultimate goal of achieving salvation and uniting with ‘One’ God.

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S.: This important new contribution to the New Cambridge History of India examines chronologically the entire span of Sikh history from prehistoric times to the present day.

In an introductory chapter, Professor Grewal surveys the changing pattern of human settlements in the Punjab until the fifteenth century and the .