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008    110105s2011    nyuab    b    001 0 eng   
010    2010053502 
020    9780199756551 (hardcover : alk. paper) 
020    0199756554 (hardcover : alk. paper) 
035    (OCoLC)ocn695560144 
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050 00 BL2018.7.K44|bD43 2011 
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100 1  Dhavan, Purnima 
245 10 When sparrows became hawks :|bthe making of the Sikh 
       warrior tradition, 1699-1799 /|cPurnima Dhavan 
260    New York :|bOxford University Press,|cc2011 
300    x, 253 p. :|bill., map ;|c25 cm 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index 
505 0  Ch. 1 introduction: the origins of the khalsa -- Ch. 2 
       early narratives of the last guru and the creation of the 
       khalsa -- Ch. 3 (re)making the khalsa, 1708-48 -- Ch.4 the
       making of a sikh sardar: two jassa singhs and the place of
       sikhs in the eighteenth-century military labor market -- 
       Ch. 5 rereading alha singh: rebel, raja, and sikh sardar -
       - Ch. 6 from peasant soldier to elite warrior: raiding, 
       honor feuds, and the transformation of khalsa identity -- 
       Ch. 7 devotion and its discontents: the affective 
       communities of gurbilas texts -- Ch. 8 conclusion 
650  0 Khalsa (Sect)|xHistory 
1 copy under consideration for Fu Ssu-Nien Library.