Martyrdom in the Sikh Tradition: Playing the 'Game of Love'

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Martyrdom in the Sikh Tradition: Playing the 'Game of Love'

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Through an analysis of the Sikh scriptures, eighteenth and nineteenth century Sikh literature, as well as the voluminous tracts and newspapers produced under the auspices of the late nineteenth-century 'reform' movement, the Singh Sabha, this book examines how and why Sikhs began to represent their history as a history of persecutions and martyrdoms. - Provided by publisher

Keywords

Sikhism; Martyrdom; Sikh martyrs; Sikh literature;

Document Type

Book

ISBN

9780195679014

Publication Date

2005

Publisher

Oxford University Press

City

New Delhi ; Oxford

Department

Department of History

Object Description

xix, 306 p. ; 22 cm

Language

EN

Martyrdom in the Sikh Tradition: Playing the 'Game of Love'

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