About A History of the Sikhs: Volume 1: 1469-1838:
"First published in 1963, this remains the most comprehensive and authoritative book on the Sikhs. The new edition updated to the present recounts the return of the community to the mainstream of national life. Written in Khushwant Singh's trademark style to be accessible to a general, non-scholarly audience, the book is based on scholarly archival research."
About the Author
Khushwant Singh - One of India's best-loved columnists and writers, Khushwant Singh (1915-2014) was the author of several novels, including the classics Train to Pakistan; A History of the Sikhs; and an autobiography, Truth, Love and a Little Malice. He was founder-editor of Yojana, and editor of The Illustrated Weekly of India, Hindustan Times and National Herald. In 2007, he was awarded the Padma Vibhushan.
Paperback, 436 pages, 1.3 X 9.1 X 1.9 inches | 0.85 pounds