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.

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