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Tamil Geographies: Cultural Constructions of Space and Place in South India

edited by Martha Ann Selby, Indira Viswanathan Peterson
Format
Book
Published
Albany : State University of New York Press, c2008.
Language
English
Series
SUNY Series in Hindu Studies
ISBN
0791472450 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Related Resources
Table of contents only
Contents
  • Dialogues of space, desire, and gender in Tamil caṅkam poetry / Martha Ann Selby
  • Four spatial realms in Tirukkōvaiyār / Norman J. Cutler
  • The drama of the Kur̲avañci fortune-teller : land, landscape, and social relations in an eighteenth-century Tamil genre / Indira Viswanathan Peterson
  • Ruling in the gaze of God : thoughts on Kanchipuram's maṇḍala / D. Dennis Hudson
  • Cosmos, realm, and property in early medieval South India / Daud Ali
  • Sanctum and gopuram at Madurai : aesthetics of akam and pur̲am in Tamil temple architecture / Samuel K. Parker
  • From wasteland to bus stand : the relocation of demons in Tamilnadu / Isabelle Clark-Decès
  • Waiting for Veḷḷāḷakaṇṭan̲ : narrative, movement, and making place in a Tamil village / Diane P. Mines
  • Permeable homes : domestic service, household space, and the vulnerability of class boundaries in urban South India / Sara Dickey
  • Gender plays : socio-spatial paradigms on the Tamil popular stage / Susan Seizer.
Description
x, 326 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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