Empire of the Sikhs: The Life and Times of Maharaja Ranjit Singh

Empire of the Sikhs: The Life and Times of Maharaja Ranjit Singh

Patwant Singh


Ranjit Singh used to be some of the most robust and charismatic Indian rulers of his age, yet has been mostly forgotten by way of fresh Western historians. but his achievements have had a long-lasting impression. He unified the warring chiefdoms of the Punjab in a northern Empire of the Sikhs, equipped up an impressive glossy military, stored the British in money to the south, and closed the Khyber go through which plunderers had for hundreds of years poured into India. He was once additionally humane and simply in his victories, giving employment to defeated foes, and venerated spiritual faiths except his personal. This new biography makes use of numerous eye-witness money owed from Indian and eu resources to chronicle his lifestyles and the arguable interval of the Anglo-Sikh Wars following his loss of life.

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