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6 edition of The Sikh Wars found in the catalog.

The Sikh Wars

the British Army in the Punjab, 1845-1849

by Hugh C. B. Cook

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by L. Cooper in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. Army -- History,
  • Sikh War, 1845-1846,
  • Sikh War, 1848-1849

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Hugh Cook.
    Series19th century military campaigns
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS477.1 .C66 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p., [6] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5238342M
    ISBN 100850521645
    LC Control Number75309311

    The Anglo-Sikh wars were a series of s conflicts between the British East India Trading Company along with the British Empire and the Sikh Empire. There were two Anglo–Sikh wars: The First Anglo-Sikh War (–46) The Second Anglo-Sikh War (–49). The Sikh War Source Book Page. likes. This will be a weekly update page regarding my final push to get my latest effort, "The Sikh War Source Book" to my publisher by the Summer of /5.

      Amarpal S. Sidhu's First Anglo-Sikh War is a superb book. Anyone with an interest in C19th military history, in India, in Sikhism, in the British Army, in the Indian Army and its historic roots in British India should read it. Sidhu writes clearly and well, /5(27). Sikh Wars I was very kindly given a copy of this book to review both here and on Amazon by Charles Singleton of Helion Books. My interest in the Sikh Wars has always been bubbling away under the surface and I also have a bloody large almost finished pair of armies in 28mm that are my first project to complete.

    This article talks about The Second Anglo-Sikh War. The second Anglo-Sikh war was fought between and This war led to the complete control of Punjab by the British. This area was later to become the North-Western Frontier Province. Second Anglo-Sikh War (UPSC Notes): Download PDF Here. Causes of the Second Anglo Sikh War.   Regarding books, I think you'd very much enjoy reading Hugh Cook's "The Sikh Wars: " available through AbeBooks via this link. At about $ USD for the postpaid book from the UK is a very good deal! But, the best single source in English is due out this Summer from TVAG; Andrew Preziosi's "Sikh Wars Source Book.".


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The result, The First and Second Sikh Wars, is a publication rich in detail and analysis and a treasure trove of background information about the British Army in India, Sikh culture at the time, and the battles of Ferozeshah, Aliwal, Chillianwala, and Gujrat.

Despite the importance of these wars in the history of both the nineteenth century and the modern era, there are no similar complete narrative /5(5). The Sourcebook of the Sikh Wars is the first comprehensive work dealing with the Anglo-Sikh Wars fought in India between and The book provides a brief political background of the conflict, a concise account of both Sikh Wars, the actions that led to Author: Andrew Preziosi.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “The Sikh Wars: The British Army in the Punjab, ” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving 4/5(1). The Sikh Wars Source Book The Sourcebook of the Sikh Wars is the first comprehensive work dealing with the Anglo-Sikh Wars fought in India between and The book provides a brief political background of the conflict, a concise account of both Sikh Wars, the The Sikh Wars book that led to them, and a detailed description of the armies involved.

The result, The First and Second Sikh Wars, is a publication rich in detail and analysis and a treasure trove of background information about the British Army in India, Sikh culture at the time, and the battles of Ferozeshah, Aliwal, Chillianwala, and : Sikh Book Club (18) Bhai Pinderpal Singh (17) Daljeet Singh (17) Giani Gian Singh Ji (16) Dr.

Kirpal Singh (15) Giani Maan Singh Jhaur (15) Harbans Singh (15) The First and Second Sikh Wars By Sikh History by Sikh history (Author) Language: English Total Download: 23 Share this Book. DOWNLOAD READ LATER READ NOW WRITE REVIEW.

New Anglo Sikh wars book. The book is a complete and comprehensive narration of the campaign including many new first-hand accounts and details that have surfaced since the last major book on the subject by Gough and Innes was published around a hundred years ago.

The book also includes for the first time a detailed analysis of the battlefield. Sikh Wars, (–46; –49), two campaigns fought between the Sikhs and the British. They resulted in the conquest and annexation by the British of the Punjab in northwestern India.

The first war was precipitated by mutual suspicions and the turbulence of the Sikh army. About This Book. The First and Second Sikh Wars of the s were the final battles that secured British domination of the Indian subcontinent for the next century.

Noted for both their brutality and sophistication in tactics—with large-scale cavalry clashes, sieges, and artillery and infantry engagements—the wars against the Sikh. The Sourcebook of the Sikh Wars is the first comprehensive work dealing with the Anglo-Sikh Wars fought in India between and The book provides a brief political background of the conflict, a concise account of both Sikh Wars, the actions that led to.

Anglo-Sikh Relations & The World Wars. When this mortal life reaches its limits. May I die fighting with limitless courage (Tenth Guru, Gobind Singh ( – ) Gurmukh Singh (Principal, UK Civil Service ret’d) A word by Dya Singh (Australia) Gurmukh Singh This study may be.

Wars. The tenth and the last guru of Sikhs Guru Gobind Singh organised themselves in jathas, who would see their first battle in After several decades, small Sikh states known as misls combined to form the Sikh Confederacy inthat jointly fought against Mughal power.

Inthe jathas would be combined into a single army, the Dal Khalsa. I have read lots of histories on the Sikh wars and inevitably they are mostly written from the British point of view, the wonderful thing about this book is that it comes from a much more Sikh perspective.

This gives the book a freshness that has been missing form a lot of the histories I have read before/5. Sikhs have fought in 4 Continents in World War 1 Europe: in France, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Italy - Malta, Romania and some graves of the Sikhs (Pilots and wounded) are also in the United Kingdom.

Africa: Kenya and Tanzania. The brave Sikhs would finally be cultured and the state of Punjab annexed by the British only after prolonged wars and sustained political manoeuvres. This book originally published inis a comprehensive account of the Sikhs, their religious tenets, organizations, rise to power, state administration and wars with the British.

This article talks about The First Anglo-Sikh War. The first Anglo-Sikh war was fought between the British forces and the Sikh Empire in in Punjab. Candidates can also download the First Anglo-Sikh War notes PDF from the link provided below.

The Sikhs and the Sikh Wars: The Rise, Conquest, and Annexation of the Punjab State Gough, Charles and Arthur D. Innes Published by Languages Department Punjab, Patiala (). The First Anglo-Sikh War.

Amarpal Singh. About the book. During the eighteenth and early years of the nineteenth century, the red tide of British expansion had covered almost the entire Indian subcontinent, stretching to the borders of the Punjab.

My family was involved in both of the Anglo - Sikh wars on the Sikh side and it is great to read factual history that backs the oral history I was brought up listening to. The saddest thing about the book is that once again it is clearly apparent that the 'republican' Sikhs brave in soul and in heart have too a large degree lacked honest /5(34).

The Sourcebook of the Sikh Wars is the first comprehensive work dealing with the Anglo-Sikh Wars fought in India between and The book provides a brief political background of the conflict, a concise account of both Sikh Wars, the actions that led to them, and a detailed description of the armies involved.

Now, for the first time ever, an exhaustive account of the formation and rise. Book review Leaders’ betrayal: Finally, the two Anglo-Sikh wars have been brought to life meaningfully Amarpal Singh’s two-volume history captures both the .Horrific cutting wounds, severing limbs and heads, were a frightful feature of the Sikh wars in which neither side gave quarter to the enemy.

The British and Bengal infantry advanced in the gathering darkness into hails of grapeshot and cut the gunners down. The "Sikh Wars Source Book" will indeed be offered by Subscription prior to printing, as is the usual practice here at TVAG.

The timing and price are all very much in the air as I can't get (for understandable reasons) Andrew to "set" a date after which I can determine page count and such features that will determine the Printers' price.