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Panjab Digital Library - Digitization of The Sikhs And Afghans
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The Sikhs And Afghans

Description This book, based on the eye-witness account of Sikh invasion of Afghanistan towards the fag-end of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh, gives a very detailed account of Sikh-Afghan battles and their political relations. The account extends to the post Ranjit Singh period for about a decade. Since the account is both comprehensive and based on the recordings of an eye-witnessing his journal, it is a very authentic and one of the primary sources of Punjab Sikh history of first half of nineteenth century. It brings alive the glory and magnificence of Lahore Durbar, role influence and machinations of Dogra brothers, Sikh military expedition to Kabul, death of Hari Singh Nalwa, Sikh Afghan battles, death of Maharaja Ranjit Singh and post Maharaja Sikh-Afghan encounters the whole account is so gripping as if the reader is witnessing an audio-visual presentation of the dramatic events. The author, being bilingual scholar of both Persian and English, his observation and expression of events is excellent. The book is indispensable for scholars and researchers of Punjab/Sikh history[edit]
Keywords Maharaja Ranjit Singh, Afghan Nobles, The Durbar, Dhian Singh, Khoshal Singh, Gene Avitabile, Ventura, Allard, Hari Singh Nalwa, Kharak Singh, Dost Mohd. Kharak Singh, Kaur Nao Nihal Singh, Shahzada, Gujranwala, Peshawar, Khaibar Pass, Kabul, Sultej, Ravi, Indus, [edit]
Accession Number   BK-000914
Author Shahamat Ali
Script Roman
Language English
Publisher John Murray
Custodian Institute Of Sikh Studies
Completion Complete
Condition Good
Pages                         592
 
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