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Author Singh, Nikky-Guninder Kaur.

Title Sikhism / by Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh.

Publication Info. New York : Chelsea House Publishers, [2009]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Julia Hull DL Juvenile Non-Fiction - JHLY-14  J 294.6 SIN    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  J 294.6 SIN    AVAILABLE
Edition 3rd ed.
Description 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series World religions
World religions.
Summary Describes the basic tenets of Sikhism, tells the story of its growth in India, examines the recent move toward greater political independence within the Indian nation, the effects of Hindu nationalism on the Sikh community, and issues of cultural adaptation, persecution, and subsequent education now taking place in the West.
Note Chelsea House and Facts on File are both imprints of Infobase Publishing.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-139) and index.
Contents Introduction: Sikhism and the modern world -- Guru Nanak and the origins of the Sikh faith -- Sikh tradition and the Guru Granth -- Sikh thought -- Sikh ethics -- Religious life and rites of passage -- Sacred space and altered time -- Women and Sikhism -- Siky tradition and modern culture.
Subject Sikhism -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781604131147 (acid-free paper)
1604131144 (acid-free paper)

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