🎧 The Sikh Empire
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 28m
Priya Atwal joined me on the pod to discuss the Sikh Empire, which stretched throughout northwestern India into Afghanistan and Tibet. We discuss the story of this empire’s spectacular rise and fall.
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