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Author Singh, Patwant, 1925-2009.
Title Empire of the Sikhs : the life and times of Maharaja Ranjit Singh / Patwant Singh and Jyoti M. Rai.
Imprint London : Peter Owen ; Chester Springs, PA : Distributed in the USA by Dufour Editions, 2008.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  DS475.2.R2 S485 2008    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  DS475.2.R2 S485 2008    AVAILABLE  
Author Singh, Patwant, 1925-2009.
Subject Ranjit Singh, Maharaja of the Punjab, 1780-1839.
Sikhs -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Punjab (India) -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Alt Name Rai, Jyoti M.
Description 311 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-297) and index.
Contents The legacy that made the Sikhs proud -- Drumbeat of a school drop-out -- Emergence of the Sikh kingdom -- Campaigns, conquests and consolidation -- The unabashed sensualist -- Patron of the arts and minter extraordinary -- Flouting the republican tradition -- The decadent and deceitful -- Twilight of an empire.
ISBN 9780720613230 (pbk.)
072061323X (pbk.)
OCLC # 245561150
Table of Contents
 List of Illustrations and Maps8
 Acknowledgements11
 Preface15
1The Legacy That Made the Sikhs Proud19
2Drumbeat of a School Drop-out55
3Emergence of the Sikh Kingdom91
4Campaigns, Conquests and Consolidation125
5The Unabashed Sensualist153
6Patron of the Arts and Minter Extraordinary173
7Flouting the Republican Tradition195
8The Decadent and Deceitful209
9Twilight of an Empire227
 Family Tree268
 Notes271
 Further Reading287
 Index299


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