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Author Grewal, J. S., author

Title Master Tara Singh in Indian history : colonialism, nationalism, and the politics of Sikh identity / J.S. Grewal
Edition First edition
Published New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Summary This comprehensive study of Master Tara Singh in two parts reveals many new facts, ideas, and perspectives. His politics based on Sikh identity lends unity to his confrontation with the colonial state and the Congress leadership. Partition of the British Punjab and formation of the Punjabi Suba were essentially the results of Master Tara Singh's vision of Sikh interests and determined efforts to protect these. He stood for a large measure of pluralism in free India
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 04, 2018)
Subject Tārā Siṅgha, Master, 1885-1967
Tārā Siṅgha, Master, 1885-1967.
Nationalism -- India -- Punjab -- History -- 20th century
Politicians -- India -- Punjab -- Biography
Sikhs -- India -- Punjab -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Autonomy and independence movements.
Sikhs -- Politics and government.
Punjab (India) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements
Punjab (India) -- History -- 20th century
India -- Punjab.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0199089841
9780199089840 electronic book