McLeod takes the reader through a number of issues that have been sharply disputed both within the Sikh community and by outsiders, constantly clarifying what is at stake among alternative accounts of the history of this increasingly important religion. A masterly survey. -- Willard G. Oxtoby University of Toronto
About the Author
W. H. McLeod is Professor of History at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. He has lived for over nine years in India and is a world-renowned scholar of Sikh studies.