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Oxford Handbook of Sikh Studies (Pashaura Singh Louis E. Fenech (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Oxford University Press, 2014) 9780199699308
Oxford Handbook of Sikh Studies (Pashaura Singh Louis E. Fenech (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Oxford University Press, 2014) 9780199699308
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Title: The Oxford Handbook of Sikh Studies

Author: Singh, Pashaura Louis E. Fenech (eds)

Publisher: Oxford University Press; Publication Date: 2014

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780199699308

Volumes: 1; Pages: 704

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The Oxford Handbook of Sikh Studies innovatively combines the ways in which scholars from fields as diverse as philosophy, psychology, religious studies, literary studies, history, sociology, anthropology, political science, and economics have integrated the study of Sikhism within a wide range of critical and postcolonial perspectives on the nature of religion, violence, gender, ethno-nationalism, and revisionist historiography. A number of essays within this collection also provide a more practical dimension, written by artists and practitioners of the tradition.The handbook is divided into eight thematic sections that explore different "expressions" of Sikhism. Historical, literary, ideological, institutional, and artistic expressions are considered in turn, followed by discussion of Sikhs in the Diaspora, and of caste and gender in the Panth. Each section begins with an essay by a prominent scholar in the field, providing an overview of the topic. Further essays provide detail and further treat the fluid, multivocal nature of both the Sikh past and the present. The handbook concludes with a section considering future directions in Sikh Studies.Table of ContentsIntroductionI. Historical Expressions1. An Overview of Sikh History, Pashaura Singh2. The Evolution of the Sikh Tradition, Louis E. Fenech3. Eighteenth-century Sikh History, Purnima Dhavan4. The Sikh Kingdom, Sunit Singh5. Colonial Formations of Sikhism, Navdeep S. Mandair6. Sikhs in Independent India, Joginder Singh7. Representations of Sikh History, Anne MurphyII. Literary Expressions8. Survey of Literature on the Sikh Tradition, Christopher Shackle9. The Guru Granth Sahib, Pashaura Singh10. The Dasam Granth, Robin Rinehart11. Works of Bhai Gurdas, Rahuldeep Singh Gill12. Works of Bhai Nand Lal Goya, Louis E. Fenech13. Sectarian Works, Hardip Singh Syan14. Pre-colonial Sikh Literature, Toby Johnson15. Sikhism in 20th Century Punjabi Literature, Tejwant Singh Gill16. Western Writers on the Sikhs, Harpreet Singh17. Linguistic and Philological Approaches to Sikh Literature, Michael C. ShapiroIII: Ideological Expressions18. Gurmat: The Teachings of the Gurus, Pashaura Singh19. The Khalsa and the Rahit, Louis E. Fenech20. Sikh Intersections with Other Religions, W. Owen Cole21. Secular and Religious (Miri/Piri) Domains in Sikhism, Virinder Kalra22. Sikh Nationalism, Giorgio Shani23. Postcolonial and Postmodern Perspectives on Sikhism, Balbinder S. Bhogal24. Sikh Philosophy, Arvind-pal S. MandairIV. Institutional Expressions25. Sikh Institutions, Michael Hawley26. The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), Kashmir Singh27. The Akali Dal, Amarjit Singh Narang28. Sikh Sects, Opinderjit Kaur Takhar29. Sikh Sants and their Establishments in India and Abroad, Eleanor Nesbitt30. Taksals, Akharas, and Nihang Deras, Paramjit Singh Judge31. Global Sikhism, Mark JuergensmeyerV. Artistic Expressions32. Sikh Music, Gurnam Singh33. Sikh Cultural Performances, Michael Nijhawan34. Sikh Art, Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh35. The Darbar Sahib, Charles Townsend36. The Khalsa Heritage Complex, Will Glover37. Sikh Material Culture, Anne Murphy38. Sikh Martial Art (Gatka), Kamalroop Singh39. Sikhi through Internet, Films & Videos, Susan Elizabeth Prill40. Sikh Culture and Punjabiyat, Pritam Singh & Meena DhandaVI. Diasporic Expressions41. Sikhs in the Diaspora, Darshan Singh Tatla42. Sikhs in mainland European countries, Kristina Myrvold43. Sikhs as a Racial and Religious Minority in the U.S., Jaideep Singh44. Sikhs living beyond Punjab in India, Himadri Banerjee45. Sikh Migrations, Diasporas and Transnational Practices, Shinder S. Thandi46. Punjabi Sikhs and Gora Sikhs, Verne A. Dusenbery47. Khalistan as Political Critique, Cynthia MahmoodVII. Expressions of Caste & Gender in the Panth48. Changing Manifestations of Caste in the Panth, Surinder S. Jodhka49. Gender in Sikh Traditions, Doris Jakobsh50. A Feminist Interpretation of Sikh Scripture, Nikky-Guninder Kaur SinghVIII. Future Trajectories51. New Directions in Sikh Studies, Pashaura Singh
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