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Jagtar Singh Grewal is an Indian writer, historian, scholar and a former vice chancellor of the Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU).[1] After securing his PhD and DLitt from London, he joined the Guru Nanak Dev University where he founded the Department of History.[2] He was the first Dean of the Academic Affairs of the Universisyt and is a former member of faculty at Punjab University, Chandigarh. After his superannuation from GNDU in 1984, he joined the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla as its director.[2]

J. S. Grewal
Born
India
OccupationWriter
Historian
Scholar
AwardsPadma Shri

Grewal is a member of the Religious Advisory Council of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation[1] and the head of the Institute of Punjab Studies, Chandigarh.[3] He has published several articles[3] and books on Sikh history[4] and is considered by many as a scholar on the subject.[2] Contesting Interpretations of the Sikh Tradition,[5] The Sikhs of the Punjab,[6] Sikh Ideology, Polity and Social Order,[7] Social and Cultural History of the Punjab,[8] Maharja Ranjit Singh: Polity, Economy and Society,[9] Kinship and State Formation,[10] The Sikhs: Ideology, Institutions, and Identity,[11] Guru Nanak in History[12] and Historical Writings on the Sikhs (1784-2011)[13] are some of his notable works and his researches have been subjected to studies on academic level.[14] The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2005, for his contributions to Indian literature.[15]

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  • J. S. Grewal (1969). Guru Nanak in History. Punjab University Press. p. 348.
  • J. S. Grewal (1998). Contesting Interpretations of the Sikh Tradition. Manohar Publishers. p. 315. ISBN 9788173042553.
  • J. S. Grewal (1998). The Sikhs of the Punjab. The New Cambridge History of India. Cambridge University Press. p. 308. ISBN 9780521637640.
  • J. S. Grewal (2001). Maharja Ranjit Singh: Polity, Economy and Society. Guru Nanak Dev University. p. 112. ISBN 9788177700268.
  • J. S. Grewal (2004). Social and Cultural History of the Punjab. Manohar Publishers. p. 185. ISBN 9788173045653.
  • J. S. Grewal (2007). Sikh Ideology, Polity and Social Order. Manohar Publishers. p. 303. ISBN 9788173047374.
  • J. S. Grewal, Veena Sachdeva (2007). Kinship and State Formation. Manohar Publishers. p. 112. ISBN 9788173047183.
  • J. S. Grewal (2009). The Sikhs: Ideology, Institutions, and Identity. Oxford University Press India. p. 400. ISBN 9780195694949.
  • J. S. Grewal (2012). Historical Writings on the Sikhs (1784-2011). SAB. ASIN B00A3K71R2.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Religious Advisory Council". Tony Blair Faith Foundation. 2015. Retrieved 1 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "Vice Chancellors of Guru Nanak Dev University". Guru Nanak Dev University. 2015. Retrieved 1 December 2015.
  3. ^ a b L. S. Bhat (1999). Geography in India: Selected Themes. Pearson Education India. pp. 99 of 307. ISBN 9788131726648.
  4. ^ "Amazon profile". Amazon. 2015. Retrieved 2 December 2015.
  5. ^ J. S. Grewal (1998). Contesting Interpretations of the Sikh Tradition. Manohar Publishers. p. 315. ISBN 9788173042553.
  6. ^ J. S. Grewal (1998). The Sikhs of the Punjab. Cambridge University Press. p. 308. ISBN 9780521637640.
  7. ^ J. S. Grewal (2007). Sikh Ideology, Polity and Social Order. Manohar Publishers. p. 303. ISBN 9788173047374.
  8. ^ J. S. Grewal (2004). Social and Cultural History of the Punjab. Manohar Publishers. p. 185. ISBN 9788173045653.
  9. ^ J. S. Grewal (2001). Maharja Ranjit Singh: Polity, Economy and Society. Guru Nanak Dev University. p. 112. ISBN 9788177700268.
  10. ^ J. S. Grewal, Veena Sachdeva (2007). Kinship and State Formation. Manohar Publishers. p. 112. ISBN 9788173047183.
  11. ^ J. S. Grewal (2009). The Sikhs: Ideology, Institutions, and Identity. Oxford University Press India. p. 400. ISBN 9780195694949.
  12. ^ J. S. Grewal (1969). Guru Nanak in History. Punjab University Press. p. 348.
  13. ^ J. S. Grewal (2012). Historical Writings on the Sikhs (1784-2011). SAB. ASIN B00A3K71R2.
  14. ^ Indu Banga. "J.S. Grewal on Sikh History, Historiography and Recent Debates" (PDF). Institute of Punjab Studies, Chandigarh: 301–326.
  15. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.

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