Chennai Not Madras: Perspectives on the City

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Marg Publications,India, Jun 1, 2006 - History - 140 pages
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Though the city of Chennai is over 350 years old, it has not received the kind of attention that other metropolitan cities in India have. Writings on the city that are available view it from an elite middle-class perspective, epitomized by the opposition to the renaming of Madras a few years ago. This somewhat provocatively titled book high

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Contents

Introduction A R VENKATACHALAPATHY
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How Chennai Remained with Tamil Nadu A R VENKATACHALAPATHY
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Geography of a Lingua Franca History of a Linguistic Fracas PUSHPA ARABINDOO
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