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Whenever The Hawk Swooped

Religion has seldom been far from the idea of revolution, which contains within it a scope for violence. A three-part study of Sikh history.

Whenever The Hawk Swooped
Whenever The Hawk Swooped -

This article covers in a way the whole of Sikh history from the viewpoint of a possible relationship between religious ideology and militancy. Three periods appear to be important for this purpose: (a) the early Sikh tradition, (b) the early twentieth century, and (c) the last quarter of the twentieth century. These periods fall under three political regimes: the Mughal, the British and the Indian. The last phase is of special interest to us for the present.

The Early Sikh Tradition

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