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Sikhism and History
Sikhism and History
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About the Book:

This collection of representative essays covers a wide range of issues that define the contours of contemporary Sikh studies and is a major contribution to the field. Each essay explores a dimension of what constitutes modern Sikhism - the central concerns of a Sikh identity as well as the realities of the Sikh diaspora. The symbols and practices as they evolved over time, the enduring importance of the teachings of the Gurus and their relation to contemporary influences on Sikhism. The essays explore the conscious codification of Sikh precepts during the Singh Sabha period and the relationship between religion and ideology as embodied in modern politico religious formations like the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee. The doctrinal issues involving the authority of texts like the Dasam Granth and debates over authorship are also explored. In this context, the discipline also recognizes the need for a methodology equipped with tools that approach historical sources carefully, as in the instance of poetic writing in Persian.

This multidimensional volume highlights the contributions of the leading Sikh studies scholar W. H. McLeod and brings together both authorities in the discipline and yound scholars including Pashaura Singh, N. Gerald Barrier, Nikki-Guninder Kaur Singh, Louis E. Fenech, Robin Reinhart, Tony Ballantyne, Doris Jakobsh, Arhtur Helweg, and Darshan S. Tatla. It will be useful to scholars, students, and the general reader interested in issues related to the history of Sikhism and questions of identity formation of communities.

About the Author:

Pashaura Singh is Assistant Professor of Sikh Studies and Punjabi Language, University of Michigan. USA.

N. Gerald barrier is Professor of History and a Middlebush Chair in the Social Sciences. University of Missouri-Columbia

CONTENTS

 Acknowledgementsix
SECTION ONE
 Introduction- I
The Contribution of Professor W.H. McLeod
in the field of Sikh Studies
Pashaura Singh
3
 Introduction-II
Sikhism in the Light of History
N. Gerald Barrier
21
 Keynote Speech
Researching the Rahit
W.H. McLeod
30
 Response to Keynote Speech
Pashaura Singh
44
SECTION TWO
1.Mythic Inheritance and
the Historic Drink of the khalsa
Nikky-Guninader Kaur Singh
51
2.Sikh Identity in the Light of History
A Dynamic Perspective
Pashaura Singh
77
3.Bhai Nand Lal 'Goya' and the Sikh Tradition
Louis E. Fenech
111
4.Strategies for Interpreting the Dasam Granth
Robin Rinehart
135
5.Maharaja Dalip Singh, History, and
the Negotiation of Sikh Identity
Tony Ballantyne
151
6.What is in a Name?
Circumscribing Sikh Female Nomenclature
Doris Jakobsh
176
7.Authority, Politics, and Contemporary Sikhism
The Akal Takht, the SGPC, Rahit Maryada, and the Law
N. Gerald Barrier
194
8.Ethnic Dynamics within a Transnational Framework
The Case of the Sikh Diaspora
Arthur W. Helweg
230
9.Writing Prejudice
The Image of Sikhs in Bharati Mukherjee's Writings
Darshan S. Tatla
248
 Bio-bibliographical Notes on Contributors278

Sikhism and History

Item Code:
IDF879
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Hardcover
Edition:
2004
ISBN:
0195667085
Language:
English
Size:
8.7" X 5.7"
Pages:
280
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About the Book:

This collection of representative essays covers a wide range of issues that define the contours of contemporary Sikh studies and is a major contribution to the field. Each essay explores a dimension of what constitutes modern Sikhism - the central concerns of a Sikh identity as well as the realities of the Sikh diaspora. The symbols and practices as they evolved over time, the enduring importance of the teachings of the Gurus and their relation to contemporary influences on Sikhism. The essays explore the conscious codification of Sikh precepts during the Singh Sabha period and the relationship between religion and ideology as embodied in modern politico religious formations like the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee. The doctrinal issues involving the authority of texts like the Dasam Granth and debates over authorship are also explored. In this context, the discipline also recognizes the need for a methodology equipped with tools that approach historical sources carefully, as in the instance of poetic writing in Persian.

This multidimensional volume highlights the contributions of the leading Sikh studies scholar W. H. McLeod and brings together both authorities in the discipline and yound scholars including Pashaura Singh, N. Gerald Barrier, Nikki-Guninder Kaur Singh, Louis E. Fenech, Robin Reinhart, Tony Ballantyne, Doris Jakobsh, Arhtur Helweg, and Darshan S. Tatla. It will be useful to scholars, students, and the general reader interested in issues related to the history of Sikhism and questions of identity formation of communities.

About the Author:

Pashaura Singh is Assistant Professor of Sikh Studies and Punjabi Language, University of Michigan. USA.

N. Gerald barrier is Professor of History and a Middlebush Chair in the Social Sciences. University of Missouri-Columbia

CONTENTS

 Acknowledgementsix
SECTION ONE
 Introduction- I
The Contribution of Professor W.H. McLeod
in the field of Sikh Studies
Pashaura Singh
3
 Introduction-II
Sikhism in the Light of History
N. Gerald Barrier
21
 Keynote Speech
Researching the Rahit
W.H. McLeod
30
 Response to Keynote Speech
Pashaura Singh
44
SECTION TWO
1.Mythic Inheritance and
the Historic Drink of the khalsa
Nikky-Guninader Kaur Singh
51
2.Sikh Identity in the Light of History
A Dynamic Perspective
Pashaura Singh
77
3.Bhai Nand Lal 'Goya' and the Sikh Tradition
Louis E. Fenech
111
4.Strategies for Interpreting the Dasam Granth
Robin Rinehart
135
5.Maharaja Dalip Singh, History, and
the Negotiation of Sikh Identity
Tony Ballantyne
151
6.What is in a Name?
Circumscribing Sikh Female Nomenclature
Doris Jakobsh
176
7.Authority, Politics, and Contemporary Sikhism
The Akal Takht, the SGPC, Rahit Maryada, and the Law
N. Gerald Barrier
194
8.Ethnic Dynamics within a Transnational Framework
The Case of the Sikh Diaspora
Arthur W. Helweg
230
9.Writing Prejudice
The Image of Sikhs in Bharati Mukherjee's Writings
Darshan S. Tatla
248
 Bio-bibliographical Notes on Contributors278

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