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Sikhism in Global Context

Pashaura Singh

Abstract

The Sikh community has made its presence felt throughout the world. Focusing on globalization, this book presents Sikh history, politics, identity, music, ethics, material culture, the worldwide Sikh diaspora, and the history and current state of scholarship in the field of Sikh Studies. The book describes the internal differences of caste, community, and gender within Sikhism, as well as the use of modern media to disseminate and construct the frameworks of Sikhism. It also stresses the importance of internal dynamics within the Sikh community and external factors (such as local experiences i ... More

Keywords: Sikhism, Sikh community, Guru Granth Sahib, Sikh history, Sikism and globalization, Sikh politics, Sikh identity, Sikh music, Sikh Studies, Sikh Diaspora

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780198075547
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075547.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pashaura Singh, editor

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