Sikh Militancy in the Seventeenth Century: Religous Violence in Mughal and Early Modern India

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In the seventeenth century, the Sikh community entered into a process of militarisation which would culminate in rebellion against the Mughal Empire. Images of a despotic Mughal state, religious intolerance, vulnerable Sikhs and the idea of an inevitable Sikh 'militancy' would come to characterise the period's historiography. This book examines the development of Sikh militancy in this era, highlighting how the Sikh literati, and eventually the public, engaged with the subject of Sikh religious violence. In doing so, it ...

Sikh Militancy in the Seventeenth Century: Religous Violence in Mughal and Early Modern India 2013, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781780762500

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