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Historical Dictionary of Sikhism by W.H. McLeod

Historical Dictionary of Sikhism by W.H. McLeod
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A comprehensive dictionary of terms, concepts, events, and personalities in the study of the Sikh religion and history, the Historical Dictionary of Sikhism has been compiled by one of the most renowned authorities in Sikh studies. It includes:

  • More than 1000 entries on the Sikh religion, history, and society explained in an accessible way. The entries include specific terms such as bana, bhog, and bung, as well as general concepts as they occur within Sikh belief, such as monogamy, patriarchy, and rites of passage.

  • Thoughtful cross-referencing within entries to facilitate us of the Dictionary by lay readers.

  • An Extensive updated bibliography of extant works in the English language on the religion and history of the Sikhs.

  • This is a necessary source book for students, scholars, and general readers in Sikh studies. Practicing Sikhs will find the Dictionary immensely useful. For those with little knowledge of Sikhism, it will be an invaluable companion to any work on the Sikh religion.

    Product ID: 46497
    Categories: Dictionary, Dictionary > History
    Supporting language: English
    Applicable country: India
    Platforms/media types: Printed Matter
  • Map of the Punjab
  • Preface to the Second Edition
  • Editor's Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Introduction
  • Chart:
  • The Descendants of Guru Amar Das and Guru
  • Ram Das
  • Chronology of Sikh History
  • The Dictionary
  • Bibliography
  • Addndum to Bibliography