With a Foreword by Patwant Singh, xliii, 472p., Maps, App., 21 cm.
CONTENTS:- Chap. 1: The Country and People Chap. 2: Old Indian Creeds: Modern Reforms and the Teaching of Nanuk Chap. 3: The Sikh Gooroos or Teachers, and the Modification of Sikhism under Govind Chap. 4: The Establishment of Sikh Independence Chap. 5: From the Independence of the Sikhs to the Ascendancy of Runjeet Singh and the Alliance with the English Chap. 6: From the Supremacy of Runjeet Singh to the Reduction of Mooltan, Cashmeer, and Peshawur Chap. 7: From the Acquisition of Mooltan, Cashmeer, and Peshawur to the Death of Runjeet Singh Chap. 8: From the Death of Muharaja Runjeet Singh to the Death of Vuzeer Jowahir Singh Chap. 9: The War with the English
In the History of the Sikhs The Author not only provides fascinating details about the Sikhs but also displays his penchant for minute Observations on subjects as varied as the saffron and shawls of Cashmeer (Kashmir) to the Dogras and Kunnets of the Himalayas. The book traces the Birth and rise of Sikhism, and records Punjab's history in the Context of the geo-political situation prevailing during the crucial period in the nineteenth century. Of equal interest are the footnotes, notes and the appendices that provide details of the historic treaties as well as translations of the wonderful poetic renderings of the Sikh Gurus.