462p.+ 401p.+ 422p.+ 580p.+ 644p., Maps, Illus., 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- Vol.1: The Sikh Gurus: 1469-1708. Vol.2: Evolution of Sikh Confederacies (1708-69). Vol.3: Sikh Domination of the Mughal Empire (1764-1803). Vol.4: The Sikh Commonwealth or Rise and Fall of Sikh Misls. Vol.5: The Sikh Lion of Lahore: Maharaja Ranjit Singh, 1799-1839.
History of the Sikhs is a five volume series dealing with all aspects-religious, philosophical, political, military, social, economic and cultural, and the contribution of Sikhism to world civilization, in particular to human rights, principles of liberty, equality and fraternity, and to the creed of democracy and secularism. The aim is to present a comprehensive view of the rise, growth and development of Sikh thought and action almost in every direction. The entire series is based on original contemporary sources in English, Gurmukhi, Marathi, Persian and Urdu known to exist in India and abroad.