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  • Publisher: C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd (24 September 2020)
  • Language: ? English
  • Hardcover:? 312 pages
  • Item Weight: ?500 g
  • Dimensions: ?24 x 3.5 x 16.6 cm

A clear-eyed account … Atwal charts all of this history with flair and economy.’ -- The Wall Street Journal

'A brilliant book [that] is full of surprising stories … Atwal has managed to craft a very fresh and page-turning history of the origins and demise of the Sikh Kingdom.’ -- BBC History Magazine

'The book is a tour-de-force, as Atwal brings her careful reading of a wide range of historical material to reveal the contingencies of the past in all its complexity.' -- LSE Review of Books

‘Priya Atwal’s regal history combines academic finesse with lucid prose to examine the role women played in the Sukerchakia dynasty. … Atwal brilliantly combines cultural analysis with an intricate dissection of Orientalist gender stereotypes.’ -- The Wire

About the Author:-
Priya Atwal is a teaching fellow in Modern South Asian History at King's College London, holding a doctorate from the University of Oxford. Her research has been featured in collaborative projects with Historic Royal Palaces, among others; and on BBC radio and television programmes, including BBC4's 'The Stolen Maharajah'.


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