History, Literature, and Identity: Four Centuries of Sikh Tradition
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History, Literature, and Identity: Four Centuries of Sikh Tradition

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ISBN-13:
9780198070740
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.07.2011
Seiten:
332
Autor:
J. S. Grewal
Gewicht:
517 g
Format:
229x142x25 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
PREFACE ; INTRODUCTION ; PART ONE: ARTICULATION OF A NEW DISPENSATION (C. 1500-1605): ; 1. The Gurmukh Panth: Guru Nanak ; 2. In the Master's Footsteps: The Shaloks of Guru Angad ; 3. An Exclusive Path for the Kaliyuga: Guru Amar Das ; 4. The 'House of Nanak', an Expression of Divine Grace: Guru Ram Das ; 5. Halemi Raj, a Parallel Dispensation: Guru Arjan ; PART TWO: IN THE CONTEXT OF CONFRONTATION (1606-75) : ; 6. The Nirmal and Nirol Panth: Bhai Gurdas ; 7. 'Frighten No One and be Afraid of None': Guru Tegh Bahadur ; PART THREE: IN RESPONSE TO EXTERNAL THREAT (1675-1708): ; 8. Declaration of 'Righteous War': The Bachittar Natak ; 9. Tirumph of the Khalsa: The Var Bhagauti of 'Gurdas' ; 10. The Guru-Khalsa: Sainapat's Sri Gur Sobha ; 11. The Singh Way of Life: The Rahitnamas ; PART FOUR: IN THE CONTEXT OF SIKH RULE (1765-1849): ; 12. The Sikh Faith and the Khalsa Panth: Chhibber's Bansavalinama ; 13. Sovereignty of the Third Panth: Bhangu's Guru-Panth Prakash ; PART FIVE: IN THE CONTEXT OF COLONIAL RULE (1849-1947): ; 14. An Argument for Sikh Nationality: Nabha's Ham Hindu Nahin ; EPILOGUE ; GLOSSARY ; BIBLIOGRAPHY ; INDEX
This book examines the entire range of sacred literature produced between the sixteenth- and nineteenth century to give a comprehensive account of Sikhism. Dealing with the historical evolution of the Sikh tradition, it discuss issues like self-image, identity, and ideology.