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By Tony Ballantyne

ISBN-10: 0822338092

ISBN-13: 9780822338093

ISBN-10: 0822338246

ISBN-13: 9780822338246

Bringing South Asian and British imperial heritage including fresh scholarship on transnationalism and postcolonialism, Tony Ballantyne deals a daring reevaluation of buildings of Sikh identification from the past due eighteenth century during the early twenty-first. Ballantyne considers Sikh groups and stories in Punjab, the remainder of South Asia, the uk, and different elements of the area. He charts the moving, advanced, and regularly competing visions of Sikh id which were produced in line with the momentous social alterations wrought by means of colonialism and diaspora. within the strategy, he argues that Sikh reviews needs to extend its scope take into consideration not just how Sikhism is figured in spiritual and political texts but additionally at the battlefields of Asia and Europe, within the streets of Singapore and Southall, and within the nightclubs of recent Delhi and Newcastle.

Constructing an expansive old archive, Ballantyne attracts on movie, sculpture, fiction, and sites, in addition to inner most papers, govt files, journalism, and trip narratives. He proceeds from a critique of modern historiography at the improvement of Sikhism to an research of ways Sikh id replaced over the process the lengthy 19th century. Ballantyne is going directly to provide a interpreting of the contested interpretations of the lifetime of Dalip Singh, the final Maharaja of Punjab. He concludes with an exploration of bhangra, a standard kind of Punjabi dance that diasporic artists have reworked right into a globally well known tune sort. a lot of bhangra’s fresh evolution stems from encounters of the Sikh and Afro-Caribbean groups, relatively within the uk. Ballantyne contends that such cross-cultural encounters are crucial in defining Sikh id either in Punjab and the diaspora.

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