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Arab geographers" knowledge of southern India

S. Muhammad Husayn Nainar

Arab geographers" knowledge of southern India

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Published by University of Madras in Madras .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India, South
    • Subjects:
    • India, South -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesKnowledge of India possessed by Arab geographers down to the 14th century A.D., with special reference to southern India
      Statementby S. Muhammad Husayn Nainar.
      SeriesSAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ;, item 10611.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofilm BUL-ENG-300 (D)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Pagination7, 1, 241 p.
      Number of Pages241
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL645355M
      LC Control Number96910708

      In coromandel Charles Allen takes through a journey of chronicling history of south india (i.e south of narmada river). This book being a personal history, charles allen is selective, talking about some portions while overlooking certain parts. There is a feeling of colonial apologist bias which is felt throughout the background of the book/5(38).   T he vast tract of country, over which my investigations in connection with the ethnographic survey of South India have extended, is commonly known as the Madras Presidency, and officially as the Presidency of Fort St. George and its Dependencies. Included therein were the small feudatory States of Pudukōttai, Banganapalle, and Sandūr, and the larger Native States of Travancore .   The book covers the period of roughly to , or the start of British involvement in India to the founding of Singapore and the end of the company's monopoly status. I found the book interesting on two fronts: it gives me some Indian history (from the particular viewpoint of the British) and a view of unbridled capitalism/5(58).


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Presented as a thesis, University of London, under title: The knowledge of India possessed by Arab geographers down to the fourteenth century A.D. with special reference to southern India. Description: 7 preliminary leaves, pages 2 double maps (including frontispiece) 25 cm.

Series Title: Madras university Islamic series, no. 6: Responsibility. Arab Geographers’ Knowledge of Southern India / Book History A Chance Encounter InOther Books ventured into publishing, in collaboration with the Kuala Lumpur based Islamic Publishing Trust (IBT), by bringing out the English translation of Tuhfat al-Mujahidin.

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They were stimulated to study geography by the vast reaches of the Islamic world, the duty of the hajj, political control, and the great volume of commerce carried on caravans and in ships.

In the first Chapter, on Geography, the writer's knowledge of Southern India and of the Dravidian languages has been fully utilised.

Chapter II deals with Ethonology. Chapter III deals with kings and kingdoms of Southern India. The much debated identity of a king called 'Balhara' has been dealt with at length, fresh arguments being adduced.

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