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A history of the Sikhs

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Punjab (India),
  • India,
  • Punjab
    • Subjects:
    • Sikhs -- History,
    • Sikhism -- India -- Punjab -- History,
    • Punjab (India) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKhushwant Singh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS485.P3 K58 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3435429M
      ISBN 100195673085, 0195673093
      LC Control Number2005278299
      OCLC/WorldCa58556049


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