Coromandel

Coromandel

A Personal History of South India

Book - 2019 | Paperback edition
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Coromandel: a name which has been long applied by Europeans to the Northern Tamil Country, or (more comprehensively) to the eastern coast of the Peninsula of India. This is the India highly acclaimed historian Charles Allen visits in this fascinating book. During Allen's adventures in the Indian south he meets local historians, gurus and local people, and with their help uncovers some extraordinary stories about the past. His sweeping narrative takes in the archaeology, religion, linguistics and anthropology of the region -- and shows how these have influenced contemporary politics.
Publisher: London : Abacus, an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group, 2019
Edition: Paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780349140117 (paperback)
0349140111 (paperback)
Branch Call Number: 954.8 ALL
Characteristics: xv, 411 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm

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