This book entitled Memorials Edifice of Tribute is the outcome as a part of my research work done for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in History. This book gives an account of the memorials functioning under the Information and Public Relations Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. The Information and Public Relations department is an unexplored field of study. This book highlights the 69 memorials in detail.More info →
The Narikurava are an indigenous group of people, living in Tamil Nadu and are nomadic community. The main occupation of the people who originally belong to the indigenous tribes, is hunting. But now they are forced to take up other alternatives such as selling bead ornaments to survive. Hence they migrate from place to place to find a market for their beads. Children accompany the adults wherever they go, which means they never get to attend school. This book pictures their day today activities and their livelihood.More info →
This book is an attempt to expose the multiple realities and the challenges faced by the deprived group, starting from the process of migration, housing, poor economy that leads to poverty, pollution and sanitary conditions, marginalisation of the community and their dwelling areas. The contributors from multiple discipline gives a clear picture on the social justice, human right issues, economic and politicians aspects and the relocation and difficulties caused. The entire book concentrates and focuses on the challenges and sustainable efforts that can be made by the government to develop the living conditions of the urban poor.More info →
The book provides us an insight into the history of bridges all over the world and in India. The authors have chosen the city of Madras for their particular enquiry as the city was the first place where the British East India Company established its headquarters.Madras which was a collection of scattered villages in the seventeenth century has grown in to a vibrant and dynamic city teeming with a population of more than million today. Readers of the book will find the details of the book interesting to develop a comprehensive look at the city’s growth.
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