This volume attempts to provide students, scholars and others interested in Punjab with an authoritative work containing papers on different aspects of its history and culture. Prominent among those whose con tributions are included in the volume are Dr. Ganda Singh, Prof. Bipan Chandra, Prof. V.N. Datta, Prof. S.S. Bal, Prof. Attar Singh, Dr. Darrol Bryant, Dr. W. Owen Cole, Dr. James Lewis, Prof. Mulk Raj Anand, Prof. K.S. Duggal, Mrs. Satya Rai and Dr. R.K. Perti. It is hoped that this work will help promote better understanding of the rich heritage of Panjab and result in more scholarly studies in different fields. Contents 1. History and Culture of Panjab Through the Ages GANDA SINGH 2. Guru Nanak's Vision of Religious Humanism ATTAR SINGH 3. Guru Gobind Singh in Bengali Writings HIMADRI BANERJEE 4. The Guru in Sikhism : Some Further Considerations OWEN COLE 5. The Sikh Philosophy of God WAZIR SINGH 6. Inter-religious Dialogue and Understanding M. DARROL BRYANT 7. Images of Sikhism in the Writings of Early Orientalists JAMES LEWIS 8. Modern Panjab: An Overview S.S. BAL 9. The Singh Sabha Movement GURDARSHAN SINGH 10. The Chief Khalsa Diwan A Study of its Representative Character JOGINDER SINGH 11. Encounter with Bhai Vir Singh MULK RAJ ANAND 12. Sikh Educational Movement: Past and Present H.S. SINGHA 13. Economic Dimensions of the Arya Samaj Movement in Panjab DAVENDRA K. CHAUDHRY 14. The Ahmadiya Movement in Panjab SHYAMALA BHATIA 15. The Nationalist Press in the Panjab 1880 1900 Dayal Singh Majithia and the Tribune NINA PURI 16. Panjab's response to Rowlatt Bills' Agitation HARI SINGH 1.7. The Akali Movement MOHINDER SINGH 18. A New Phase of Revolutionary Movement in the Panjab : The Nau Jawan Bharat Sabha and the Kirti Kisan Sabha R.K. PERTI 19. Some Aspects of Socio-Economic Changes in Panjab BIPAN CHANDRA 20. The Ubiquitous Panjab Zamindar and the Unionist Party in Panjab PREM CHOWDHRY 21. Partition of Panjab Machinery for Division SATYA M. RAI 22. Position of Women in Punjabi Society KIRAN DEVENDRA 23. Role of Women in the Freedom Struggle in Panjab MAN MOHAN KAUR 24. Evolving Trends in Punjabi Writing K.S. DUGGAL 25. Could Jallianwala Bagh Massacre be prevented ? V.N. DATTA 26. Art and Architecture of Panjab KANWARJIT SINGH RANG 27. Partap Singh Kairon : Builder of Modern Panjab P.N. CHOPRA 28. The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee JITINDER KAUR 29. Punjabi Academy, Delhi .-Its Horizons MANJIT SINGH 30. A Survey of Sikh Studies and Sikh Centres in the West GOBIND SINGH MANSUKHANI 31. Sikhs and Sikhism in the United States SATNAM SINGH BHUGRA 32. Our Contributors About the Author(s) DR. M0H1NDER SINGH, who is currently Director of the Guru Nanak Foundation, New Delhi, was earlier teaching History at S.G.T.B. Khalsa College, University of Delhi and Punjab University, Patiala. In 1974 he was awarded a fellowship by the Indian Council of Historical Research to carry on in the United Kingdom his field work on 'The Akali Movement', which later earned him his Doctorate degree. Dr. Singh is the author of several works on Panjab history, The Akali Movement (Macmillan, 1978) being one of them. He is also the founder Editor of the bi-annual Journal of the Guru Nanak Foundation Studies in Sikhism and Comparative Religion. A widely travel led person, Dr. Singh is a member of the Editorial Committees and Advisory Boards of several national and inter national organisations.
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