Los Sikhs: Historia, Identidad y Religion

Los Sikhs: Historia, Identidad y Religion

by Agustin Paniker

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Overview

Filled with the rigorous detail of a historian, this dynamic history of the Sikhs covers their origins in the 16th century, the expansion and transformation of the community, the establishment of a military order, the reformist movement of the 19th century, how Sikhism has separated itself from Hinduism and Islam as well as contemporary issues. Analyzing the essential traits of the Sikh doctrine and touching on important topics like castes and the diasporas, this work is an ideal introduction.
 
Con rigor y ánimo divulgativo, ésta dinámica historia de los Sikhs cubre los orígenes en el siglo XVI, la expansión y transformación de la comunidad, el establecimiento del orden militante, los movimientos reformistas y políticos a finales del siglo XIX, cómo se ha demarcado del hinduismo y el islam, al igual que los problemas contemporáneos. Analizando los rasgos esenciales de la doctrina Sikh y tocando temas importantes como las castas y la diáspora, esta obra es una introducción ideal al mundo Sikh.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788472456549
Publisher: Editorial Kairos
Publication date: 05/28/2008
Edition description: Spanish-language Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Agustín Pániker is an expert in Eastern philosophy and religions.

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