Edited By Pashaura Singh and N. Gerald Barrier
Published By Oxford University Press - India 2004, this is a first India edition book. It is a new, with some scuffing, dust, and corner dings from a life in India . 9" x 6" 280 pages.
This collection of essays covers a wide range of issues that define the contours of contemporary Sikh studies, the central concerns of a Sikh identity as well as the realities of the Sikh diaspora.
1. The contribution of Professor W.H. McLeod in the field of Sikh studies/Pashaura Singh.
2. Sikhism in the light of history/N. Gerald Barrier.
3. Keynote speech researching the Rahit/W.H. McLeod.
4. Response to Keynote Speech/Pashaura Singh.
II 1. Mythic inheritance and the historic drink of the Khalsa/Nikky Guninder Kaur Singh.
2. Sikh identity in the light of history a dynamic perspective/Pashaura Singh.
3. Bhai Nand Lal Goya and the Sikh tradition/Louis E. Fenech.
4. Strategies for interpreting the Dasam Granth/Robin Rinehart.
5. Maharaja Dalip Singh history and the negotiation Sikh identity/Tony Ballantyne.
6. What is in a name. Circumscribing Sikh female nomenclature/Doris Jakobsh.
7. Authority politics and contemporary Sikhism the akal takht the SGPC Rahit Maryada and the law/N. Gerald Barrier.
8. Ethnic dynamics within a transnational framework the case of the Sikh diaspora/Arthur W. Helweg.
9. Writing prejudice the image of Sikhs in Bharati Mukherjee's writings/Darshan S. Tatla.