Empire of the Sikhs
The Life and Times of Maharaja Ranjit Singh
Rai, Jyoti M.
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Peter Owen Limited|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $32.95|
| Book Description: |
The definitive biography of Ranjit Singh, contemporary of Napoleon and one of the most powerful and charismatic Indian rulers of his age
Ranjit Singh has been largely written out of accounts of the subcontinent's past by recent Western historians, yet he had an impact thatnbsp;lasts to this day. He unified the warring chiefdoms of the Punjab into an extraordinary northern Empire of the Sikhs, built up a formidable modern army, kept the British in check to the south of...