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Sketch of the Sikhs


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The present work, a first serious study on Sikhism by a European was originally published in 1812. The author John Malcolm ( 2/5/1769-30/5/1833 ) served in the army of East India Company and later in the diplomatic service. Subsequently he joined Lords Lake who was advancing towards Punjab in pursuit of Jaswant Rao Holkar.Here his contact with the Sikhs made him understand their religion, beliefs and practices. he was the first among European writers who got interested in Sikhism and tried to reach out the primary and original Gurmukhi sources of the SikhsMalcolm’s work, with all its shortcomings, however remains a fundamental contribution to the British historiography on the Sikhs!!!!This Book isEdited and annotated by : Prithipal Singh Kapur

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Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 2 × 2 × 2 cm


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