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Author Dhavan, Purnima
Title When sparrows became hawks [electronic resource] : the making of the Sikh warrior tradition, 1699-1799 / Purnima Dhavan
Imprint New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (x, 253 p.) : ill., maps
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Purnima Dhavan examines the creation of the Khalsa Sikh warrior tradition during the 18th century. By focusing on the experiences of long-overlooked peasant communities, she reveals how a dynamic process of debates, collaboration, and conflict transformed Sikh practices and shaped a new martial culture
Description based on print version record
Subject Khalsa (Sect) -- History
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