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Sri lankan Tamils and Tamilnadu Politics

  • Extraordinary Child : Poems from a South Indian Devotional Genre (Shaps Library of Translations)
    Paula Richman (Editor)
    Paperback /Univ of Hawaii Pr ess, August 1997, ISBN: 0824810635

  • Passions of the Tongue : Language Devotion in Tamil India, 1891-1970 (Studies on the History of Society and Culture, 29)
    Sumathi Ramaswamy
    Hardcover / Published 1997

  • Poverty, Policy and Politics in Madras Slums : Dynamics of Survival, Gender, and Leadership
    Joop W. De Wit
    Hardcover / Published 1997

  • The Northern Nadars of Tamil Nadu : An Indian Caste in the Process of Change
    Dennis Templeman
    Hardcover / Published 1997

  • Peasant Moorings : Village Ties and Mobility Rationales in South India
    Jean-Luc Racine (Editor)
    Hardcover / Published 1997

  • A Taste of Madras : A South Indian Cookbook
    Rani Kingman
    Paperback / Published 1997

  • Pierced by Murugan's Lance : Ritual, Power, and Moral Redemption Among Malaysian Hindus
    Elizabeth Fuller Collins
    Hardcover / Published 1997

  • Housing, Sustainable Development and the Rural Poor : A Study of Tamil Nadu
    Bernhard Glaeser
    Hardcover / Published 1996

  • A Tamil Asylum Diaspora : Sri Lankan Migration, Settlement and Politics in Switzerland (Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, Vol 1)
    Christopher McDowell
    Hardcover / Published 1996

  • Colonialism, chemical technology, and industry in Southern India
    Tyabji, Nasir
    Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.

  • Focussing state aid to industry : Madras, 1921-1937
    Tyabji, Nasir
    Madras : Madras Institute of Development Studies, 1988.
    Series title: Working paper (Madras Institute of Development Studies) ; no.83.

  • Caste and capitalism in colonial India : the Nattukottai Chettiars
    David West Rudner
    Berkeley : University of California Press, c1994.

  • Ethnic Unrest in Modern Sri Lanka : An Account of Tamil-Sinhalese Race Relations
    H.P. Chattopadhyaya
    Hardcover / Published 1994

  • Ethnic conflict and reconciliation in Sri Lanka
    Manogaran, Chelvadurai (1935 -)
    Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, c1987.

  • The Sri Lankan Tamils : ethnicity and identity
    edited by Chelvadurai Manogaran and Bryan Pfaffenberger
    Westview softcover ed. Boulder : Westview Press, 1994.

  • The break-up of Sri Lanka : the Sinhalese-Tamil conflict
    A. Jeyaratnam Wilson
    Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, c1988.

  • Politics in Sri Lanka, 1947-1979
    A. Jeyaratnam Wilson. 2d ed.
    London : Macmillan, 1979.

  • S.J.V. Chelvanayakam and the crisis of Sri Lankan Tamil nationalism, 1947-1977 : a political biography
    A. Jeyaratnam Wilson.
    Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, c19

  • Sri Lanka : The Invention of Enmity (Series on Religion, Nationalism, and Intolerance)
    David Little
    Paperback / Published 1994

  • States, Nations, Sovereignty : Sri Lanka, India, and the Tamil Eelam Movement
    Sumantra Bose
    Hardcover / Published 1994

  • Cinema and the Urban Poor in South India (Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology, No 92)
    Sara Dickey
    New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
    Series title: Cambridge studies in social and cultural anthropology ; 92.

  • Differential attraction to the DMK : scheduled castes, backward castes, and contradictions in ideology , DISSERTATION
    by Sara A. Dickey. 1984.

  • Caste, politics, and society in Tamilnadu
    edited by G. Palanithurai.
    Delhi : Kanishka Publishers Distributors, 1994.

  • Ethnic movement in India : theory and practice
    G. Palanithurai, R. Thandavan.
    Delhi : Kanishka Pub. House, 1992.

  • Changing contours of ethnic movement : a case study of Dravidian movement
    G. Palanithurai.
    Annamalainagar, Tamil Nadu : Dept. of Political Science, Annamalai University, 1989.
    Series title: Monograph series / Annamalai University, Dept. of Political Science ; 2.

  • Dynamics of Tamil Nadu politics in Sri Lankan ethnicity
    G. Palanithurai, K. Mohanasundaram.
    New Delhi : Northern Book Centre, 1993.

  • Empowering people for prosperity : a study in new panchayati raj system
    G. Palanithurai
    Delhi : Kanishka Publishers Distributors, 1994.

  • Ethnic political parties and electoral behaviour in Tamil Nadu
    G. Palanithurai.
    Annamalai Nagar, Tamil Nadu : Dept. of Political Science, Annamalai Series title: Monograph series / Annamalai University, Dept. of Political Science ; 1.

  • Management of ethnic conflict in India and Canada : a comparative analysis
    G. Palanithurai.
    Delhi : Kanishka Publishers Distributors, 1993.

  • People perception of politics, an Indian perspective
    G. Palanithurai.
    Delhi : Kanishka Publishers, Distributors, 1995.

  • Reaction and response in legislature
    G. Palanithurai. 1st ed.
    Annamalainagar : Annamalai University, 1989.

  • Role perception of the legislators : a case study of Tamil Nadu
    Delhi : Konark Publishers, c1991.

  • Perspectives on Indian regionalism
    edited by G. Palanithurai, R. Thandavan.
    Delhi : Kanishka Pub. House, 1992.

  • New panchayati raj system : status and prospects
    edited by G.Palanithurai.
    New Delhi : Kanishka Publishers, Distributors, 1996.

  • Hindu and Christian in South-East India
    Geoffrey A. Oddie.
    London : Curzon Press ; Wellesley Hills, MA : Riverdale Co., 1991.
    Series title: London studies on South Asia no. 6.

  • Religion in South Asia : religious conversion and revival movements in South Asia in medieval and modern times
    edited by G. A. Oddie.
    London : Curzon Press, 1977.;
    2nd rev. & enl. ed. New Delhi : Manohar, 1991.

  • Indo-Sri Lanka relations : with special reference to the Tamil problem
    Ravi Kant Dubey. 2nd rev. & up-dated ed.
    New Delhi : Deep & Deep Publications, c1993.

  • Symbols of Substance : Court and State in Nayaka Period Tamilnadu
    Velcheru Narayana Rao, et al
    Hardcover / Published 1993

  • Arts and Crafts of Tamilnadu (Living Traditions of India)
    Nanditha Krishna, V.K. Rajamani (Photographer)
    Mapin Pub. ; Middletown, NJ : Grantha, 1992.
    Series title: Living traditions of India.

  • The art and iconography of Vishnu-Narayana
    Nanditha Krishna.
    Bombay : D.B. Taraporevala, 1980.

  • Ganesha, the auspicious, the beginning
    Shakunthala Jagannathan, Nanditha Krishna.
    Bombay : Vakils, Feffer & Simons Ltd., 1992.

  • Kanchi : a heritage of art and religion
    edited by Nandhitha Krishna.
    Madras : C.P. Ramaswami Aiyar Institute of Indological Research, C.P.
    Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation, 1992.

  • Family Planning in Urban Slum : Its Analysis and Implications
    Sumathy S. Rao
    Hardcover / Published 1992

  • The Image Trap : M G Ramachandran in Film and Politics
    M.S.S. Pandian
    New Delhi ; Newbury Park : Sage, 1992.

  • Peasants, natural resource use, and state intervention in Nanchilnadu, c. 1850-1940
    M.S.S. Pandian.
    Calcutta : Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, 1987.
    Series title: Occasional paper (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences) ; no. 90.

  • The political economy of agrarian change : Nanchilnadu, 1880-1939
    M.S.S. Pandian.
    New Delhi ; Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1990.

  • Child Nutrition and Poverty in South India : Noon Meals in Tamil Nadu
    Barbara Harriss
    Hardcover / Published 1991

  • Agricultural change and the mercantile state : a study of public policy in Tamil Nadu
    Barbara Harriss. 1st ed.
    Madras : Cre-A, 1985.

  • Exchange relations and poverty in dryland agriculture : studies in South India
    Barbara Harriss with Graham Chapman ... [et al.].
    New Delhi : Concept, 1984.

  • State and market : state intervention in agricultural exchange in a dry region of Tamil Nadu, South India
    Barbara Harriss.
    New Delhi : Concept Pub. Co., 1984, c1983.

  • Paddy and rice marketing in northern Tamil Nadu
    Barbara Harriss.
    Madras : Published by Sangam Publishers for Madras Institute of Development Studies, 1979.
    Series title: Madras Institute of Development Studies MIDS publication ; 19.

  • Play, symbolism, and ritual : a study of Tamil Brahmin women's rites of passage
    Vasumathi K. Duvvury.
    New York : P. Lang, c1991.
    Series title: American university studies. Series XI, Anthropology/sociology vol. 41.

  • The Powers of Tamil women
    edited by Susan S. Wadley ; contributors, Sheryl B. Daniel ... [et al.]. Syracuse, N.Y. : Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, 1980.
    Series title: Foreign and comparative studies. South Asian series ; no 6.

  • Shakti : power in the conceptual structure of Karimpur religion
    Susan Snow Wadley.
    Chicago : Dept. of Anthropology, University of Chicago, 1975.
    Series title: Series in social, cultural, and linguistic anthropology no. 2. ; Series title: University of Chicago. Dept. of Anthropology University of Chicago studies in anthropology.

  • Role of students in freedom movement : with special reference to Madras Presidency
    V. Sankaran Nair.
    Delhi : Konark Publishers, c1990.

  • Swadeshi movement : the beginnings of student unrest in south India
    V. Sankaran Nair.
    Delhi, India : Mittal Publications : Distributed by Mittal Publishers' Distributors, 1985.

  • Barriers broken : production relations and agrarian change in Tamil Nadu
    Venkatesh B. Athreya, Goran Djurfeldt, Staffan Lindberg.
    New Delhi ; Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1990.

  • The cyanide war : Tamil insurrection in Sri Lanka, 1973-88
    Edgar O'Ballance. 1st ed.
    London ; Washington [D.C.] : Brassey's (UK) ; Elmsford, N.Y., USA : Pergamon Press [distributor for the U.S.], 1989.

  • Ethnicity in urban context : the Gujaratis in Madras City
    Leila Narayanan. 1st ed.
    Jaipur : Rawat Publications, 1989.

  • Notes on love in a Tamil family
    Margaret Trawick.
    Berkeley : University of California Press, c1990.

  • Theatre of the Mahabharata : Terukkuttu Performances in South India
    Richard Armando Frasca
    Hardcover / Published 1990

  • Labour movement in Tamilnadu, 1918-1933
    C.S. Krishna.
    New Delhi : K.P. Bagchi & Co., 1989.

  • The Tamil national question and the Indo-Sri Lanka Accord
    edited by N. Seevaratnam.
    Delhi : Konark Publishers, c1989.

  • The press in Tamil Nadu and the struggle for freedom, 1917-1937
    A. Ganesan. 1st ed.
    Delhi, India : Mittal Publications, 1988.

  • Nityasumangali : Devadasi Tradition in South Asia
    Saskia C. Kersenboom-Story
    Delhi : Motilal Banarsidass, 1987.

  • Diglossia : a study of the theory with application to Tamil
    Francis Britto ; foreword by Charles A. Ferguson.
    Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, c1986.

  • Class and gender in India : women and their organizations in a south
    Indian city
    Patricia Caplan.
    London ; New York : Tavistock Publications,1985.

  • An Indian rural economy, 1880-1955 : the Tamilnad countryside
    Christopher John Baker.
    Delhi ; New York ; Oxford : University Press, 1984.

  • The politics of South India, 1920-1937
    Christopher John Baker.
    Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1976.
    Series title: Cambridge South Asian studies ; 17.

  • South India : political institutions and political change, 1880-1940
    C. J. Baker, D. A. Washbrook.
    Delhi : Macmillan Co. of India, 1975.

  • The political behaviour of women in Tamil Nadu
    V. Rajalakshmi.
    New Delhi : Inter-India Publications, 1985.

  • The undesirables : the expatriation of the Tamil people "of recent Indian origin" from the plantations in Sri Lanka to India
    Yvonne Fries, Thomas Bibin.
    Calcutta : K P Bagchi, 1984.

  • The tyranny of caste : the Non-Brahman movement and political development in South India
    Indhu Rajagopal.
    New Delhi : Vikas, c1985.

  • Ideology and political development in Madras : the politics of the
    non-Brahman movement, 1919-1932
    by Indhu Rajagopal.
    Dissertation , 1979.

  • The face behind the mask : women in Tamil literature
    C.S. Lakshmi.
    New Delhi : Vikas, c1984.
    Series title: Women in society.

  • Fluid signs : being a person the Tamil way
    E. Valentine Daniel.
    Berkeley : University of California Press, c1984.

  • Plantations, proletarians, and peasants in colonial Asia
    edited by E. Valentine Daniel, Henry Bernstein, and Tom Brass.
    London ; Portland, Or. :F. Cass, 1992.
    Series title: Library of peasant studies ; no. 11].

  • Capitalism and peasant farming : agrarian structure and ideology in
    northern Tamil Nadu
    John Harriss.
    Bombay : Oxford University Press, 1982.

  • Urban labour market structure and job access in India : a study of
    John Harriss, K.P. Kannan, and Gerry Rodgers.
    Geneva :International Institute for Labour Studies, 1990.
    Series title: Research series (International Institute for Labour
    Studies) ; no. 92.

  • Migration and ethnicity in urban India : Kerala migrants in the city of
    Madras, 1870-1970
    Susan Lewandowski.
    New Delhi : Manohar, 1980.

  • Caste in Tamil culture : the religious foundations of sudra domination in Tamil Sri Lanka
    Bryan Pfaffenberger.
    Syracuse, N.Y. : Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, 1982.
    Series title: Foreign and comparative studies. South Asian series ; no. 7.

  • Agriculture and social structure in Tamil Nadu : past origins, present
    transformations, and future prospects
    Joan P. Mencher.
    Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c1978.

  • South Indian female cultivators and agricultural laborers : who are they and what do they do?
    Joan P. Mencher.
    [East Lansing, Mich.] : Michigan State University, c1989.

  • The attitudes of British Protestant missionaries towards nationalism in India : with special reference to Madras Presidency, 1919-1927
    Elizabeth Susan Alexander.
    Delhi : Konark Publishers, 1994.

    Ankalaparamecuvari : a goddess of Tamilnadu, her myths and cult
    Eveline Meyer.
    Stuttgart : Steiner Verlag Wiesbaden GMBH, 1986.

    Caste and class in industrial organisation : a case study of two
    industrial units in Tamil Nadu
    G. Karunanithi.
    New Delhi, India : Commonwealth Publishers, 1991.

    Dravidianization : a Tamil revitalization movement
    E.T. Jacob-Pandian.
    Dissertation, [1972].

  • Changing land values and widening disparities : a case study of Tamil Nadu
    M. Sebastian Stanislaus ; assisted by A. Mariaraj and S. Varadarajan.
    Bombay : Himalaya Pub. House, 1989.

  • E. V. Ramaswami Naicker-Periyar : a study of the influence of a
    personality in contemporary South India
    Anita Diehl. Stockholm ; Goteborg ; Lund : Esselte studium, 1977.
    Series title: Lund studies in international history ; 10.
    Series title: Scandinavian university books.

  • Periyar E.V. Ramaswami : a study of the influence of a personality in
    contemporary South India
    Anita Diehl.
    Bombay : B.I. Publications, c1978.

  • South India : political institutions and political change, 1880-1940
    C. J. Baker, D. A. Washbrook.
    Delhi : Macmillan Co. of India, 1975.

  • The emergence of provincial politics : the Madras Presidency, 1870-1920
    D. A. Washbrook.
    Cambridge [Eng.] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1976.

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