Thursday, June 19, 2008

BOOKS ON TAMIL CULTURE

Books in English
  • History of the Tamils: from the earliest times to 600 A.D.
    P.T. Srinivas Iyengar
    New Delhi: Asian Educational Services, 1982, Reprint

  • A short history of the ancient Tamils and their literature
    Ratnaswami, Subramaniam
    Annamalainagar: Thaiyalnayaki Velideeyu, 1979

  • The history of the growth of Tamil during the Indian War of Independence
    M.P. Sivagnanam; translated by K. Chellappan
    Madras: University of Madras, 1980

  • Tamil renaissance and Dravidian nationalism 1905-1944
    K. Nambi Arooran
    Madurai: Koodal Publishers, 1980

  • A topographical list of inscriptions in the Tamil Nadu and Kerala states
    T.V. Mahalingam
    New Delhi: Indian Council of Historical Research: S. Chand, 1985-

  • Neolithic and megalithic cultures in Tamil Nadu
    B. Narasimhaiah
    Delhi: Sundeep Prakashan, 1980

  • The Manipravala literature of the Srivaisnava Acaryas : 12th to 15th century A.D.
    Koil Kandadai Appan Venkatachari
    Bombay : Ananthacharya Research Institute, 1978.

  • European impact on modern Tamil writing and literature
    Somalay [i.e. S.M.L. Lakshmanan Lena].
    Trivandrum : Dravidian Linguistic Association ; Madras,1976.

  • Tamil ilakkiya varalaru, Ki. Pi. 1 nutal: Camanamum Tamilum, Pauttamum Tamilum, Vainavamum Tamilum
    E.S. Varataraja Aiyar
    Annamalainakar]: Annamalaip Palkalaik Kalakam, 1979

  • The brahmin in the Tamil country
    N. Subrahmanian
    Madurai: Ennes Publications, 1989

  • Tamil polity, c. A.D. 600-c. A.D. 1300
    Rajalakshmi, R.
    Madurai: Ennes Publications, 1983

  • Symbols of substance, court and state in Nayaka period Tamilnadu
    Velcheru Narayana Rao, David Shulman, Sanjay Subrahmanyam
    Delhi; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992

  • History of Tamil Nadu, 1565-1982
    K. Rajayyan
    Madurai: Raj Publishers, 1982

  • The role of feudatories in later Chola history
    M.S. Govindasamy
    Annamalai Nagar: Annamalai University, 1979

  • Selections from history of Tamilnadu, 1565-1965<^br> K. Rajayyan
    Madurai: Madurai Pub. House, 1978

  • A history of the Maravas, 1700-1802
    S. Kadhirvel
    Madurai: Madurai Publishing House, 1977

  • The congress in Tamilnad: nationalist politics in south India, 1919-1937
    David Arnold
    Columbia, Mo.: South Asia Books, 1977

  • March to freedom in Madras Presidency, 1916-1947
    Saroja Sundararajan
    Madras: Lalitha Publications, 1989

  • The national movement in Tamil Nadu, 1905-14: agitational politics and state coercion
    N. Rajendran
    Madras; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994

  • Tamil: Sprache als politisches Symbol: politische Literatur in der Tamilsprache in den Jahren 1945 bis 1967: mit besonderer Berucksichtigung der Schriften der Fuhrer der dravidischen Bewegung E.V. Ramacami und C.N. Annaturai
    Dagmar Hellmann-Rajanayagam
    Wiesbaden: Steiner, 1984

  • A history of the Tamil siddha cult
    R. Venkatraman
    Madurai: Ennes Publications, 1990

  • Folk beliefs of the Tamils
    translated and edited by M. Shanmugam Pillai (1920 - ), Erica A.E. Claus
    Madurai: Muttu Patippakam, 1981

  • Caste, nationalism and ethnicity: an interpretation of Tamil cultural history and social order
    J. Pandian
    Bombay: Popular Prakashan, 1987

  • Play, Symbolism, and Ritual : A Study of Tamil Brahmin Women's Rites of Passage
    Vasumathi K. Duvvury
    American University Studies, Series Xi, Anthropology and Sociology,4);
    Peter Lang Publishing, June 1991, ISBN: 0820411086

  • The Powers of Tamil Women
    Susan S. Wadley (Editor)
    Syracuse Univ, November 1991, ISBN: 0915984423
    Foreign and Comparative Studies/South Asian Series, No 6)

  • Shakti : Power in the Conceptual Structure of Karimper Religion
    Susan S. Wadley
    Univ of Chicago, June 1975, ISBN: 0916256014

  • Tamil research through journals: (an annotated bibliography)
    A.A. Manavalan
    Madras: International Institute of Tamil Studies, 1975

  • Mission and Tamil society: social and religious change in South India (1840-1900)
    Henriette Bugge
    Richmond: Curzon, 1994

  • Chieftains of the Sangam age
    K.D. Thirunavukkarasu (Tirunavukkaracu, Ka. Ta., 1931- )
    Madras : International Institute of Tamil Studies, 1994.1st ed.

Books in Tamil
  • Tamil nattuppura iyal ayvu
    patippaciriyar Ca. Ve. Cuppiramaniyan (Subramanian, Shanmuga Velayutham, 1929- )
    Cennai: Ulakat Tamilaraycci Niruvanam, 1979, 1st ed.
    International Institute of Tamil Studies Publication no.13

  • thamizh naattup pazhankuti makkaL: vaazhvum varalaarum
    Cu. Caktivel (S. Sakthivel)
    Citamparam: Manivacakar Nulakam, 1980

  • Tamizhum pirathuraikaLum
    patippaciriyar Na. Katikacalam. Ed. Cennai : Ulakat Tamilaraycci Niruvanam, 1994.1st.
    International Institute of Tamil Studies Publication, no. 191.