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Social and conceptual order in Koṅku

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a region of South India
Abstract:

Koand#x1E45;ku is the name of distinctive geographic and social region in the West Central corner of Madras State in India. The area encompasses much of the present Coimbatore District, plus parts of Salem, Madurai and Tiruchirappalli. It is roughly 8,500 square miles in extent and has a present population of about 5,000,000. Koand#x1E45;ku is comprised of a single, broad upland plain. The area ie dry and, in addition, rainfall varies greatly in quantity from year to year. The region is r...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Anthropology and Geography
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Publication date:
1968
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602326353
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