Book Review: History: South India: Coramandel by Charles Allen
Recommended age: Upper Middle school and high school
This is valuable book for those interested into reading more into South Indian history.
I am always eager to read new information on south Indian history.And this book is a good source for some real fascinating information about the south.
- For me this book helped in understanding:
- How the name Coramandel came about.
- An insight into Sarawati River of the Vedas.
- The pre aryan gods the impact of Jainism and Buddhism in the south.
- Fascinating information about the Jain and Buddhist temples.
- The significant empires of the south.
- Some fascinating insights into culture and history of Kerala.
- Details on newly excavated areas in the south like Keezhaadi.