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MODERN SOUTH INDIA-A History from the 17th Century to our Times

作者 Rajmohan Gandhi
出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 MODERN SOUTH INDIA-A History from the 17th Century to our Times:,TheSouthIndiastoryattemptedhereisofapeninsularregioninfluencedbytheoceans,notbytheHimalayas.Y

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內容簡介 The South India story attempted here is of a peninsular region influenced by the oceans, not by the Himalayas. Yet it is more than that. It is a story of facets of four powerful culturesKannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu, to name them in alphabetical orderand yet more than that, for Kodava, Konkani, Marathi, Oriya and Tulu cultures have also influenced it, as also other older and possibly more indigenous cultures often seen as tribal, as well as cultures originating in other parts of India and the world. With South Indias Malayalam region being (in modern times) the most balanced in terms of religion and also the most literate, its Kannada zone occupying South Indias geographical centre and containing the sites of the Vijayanagara kingdom and also the kingdom of Haidar and Tipu, its Telugu portion the largest in area and holding the most people, and its Tamil part the most Dravidian and possessing the oldest literature, the four principal cultures are, unsurprisingly, competitive. But they are also complementary. This is a Dravidian story, and also more than that. It is a story involving four centuries, the seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth, yet other periods intrude upon it...

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書名 / MODERN SOUTH INDIA-A History from the 17th Century to our Times
作者 / Rajmohan Gandhi
簡介 / MODERN SOUTH INDIA-A History from the 17th Century to our Times:,TheSouthIndiastoryattemptedhereisofapeninsularregioninfluencedbytheoceans,notbytheHimalayas.Y
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9789388292221
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9789388292221
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 21.6X14.0X3.5CM
重量(g) / 821.0
語言 / 3:英文
級別 / N:無
頁數 / 544
裝訂 / H:精裝

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