This is an annotated bibliography on Sikhism - it ws used for a world history class

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Mann, Gurinder Singh. Sikhism. (New Jersey: Prentice Hall. 2003).

This book combines more recent research in the area of Sikh studies to make an accurate and comprehensive overview of Sikh history. This book focuses on the founding of the Sikhs, Guru Nanak, the Sikh doctrine, and the ethics of the religion. This book also explores Sikh beliefs, practices, family life, and festivals. After reading this book, the reader comes away with a very solid foundation of knowledge about Sikhs. I would recommend this book to those interested in world religions.

Kalsi, Sewa Singh. Simple Guide to Sikhism. (New York: Paul Norbury. 1999).

This book provides the reader with an informed and unbiased overview of Sikhism. The book describes Sikhism's meanings and myths; it also talks about the practices, rituals, and festivals of Sikhism. This book is a wonderful source of information. The only negative aspect of this book is that there is a lot of the Punjabi language, which is the language that most Sikhs speak.

If you want a general idea of what Sikhism is all about then this is the book for you. This is an excellent source of information for anyone who is hungry for knowledge.

Singh, Charanjit. The Wisdom of Sikhism. (Oxford: Oneworld Publications. 2001).

This book begins by giving the reader a detailed overview on the Sikh religion. The author talks about all of the Sikh gurus, mostly focusing on Guru Nanak, the first Sikh guru, and Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth, and last living guru of the Sikhs. The author talks about everything from the importance of family life to the search for spiritual liberation. This book contains a lot of illustrations showing pictures of the Sikh gurus and some of regular Sikh activity.

Singh, Guninder. Sikhism. (New York: Facts on File,