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Malabar Manual : Along with a Commentary by VED from Victoria Institutions

By Logan, William

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Title: Malabar Manual : Along with a Commentary by VED from Victoria Institutions  
Author: Logan, William
Language: English
Subject: Non Fiction, Social Sciences, Malabar
Collections: Authors Community, History
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Publisher: Victoria Institutions

William Logan's Malabar is popularly known as ‘Malabar Manual’. It is a huge book of more than 500,000 words. This book, Malabar, will give very detailed information on how a small group of native-Englishmen built up a great nation, by joining up extremely minute bits of barbarian and semi-barbarian geopolitical areas in the South Asian Subcontinent.

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This book, Malabar, will give very detailed information on how a small group of native-Englishmen built up a great nation, by joining up extremely minute bits of barbarian and semi-barbarian geopolitical areas in the South Asian Subcontinent.

Table of Contents
COMMENTARY 1. My aim 2. The information divide 3. The layout of the book 4. My own insertions 5. The first impressions about the contents 6. India and Indians 7. An acute sense of not understanding 8. Entering a terrible social system 9. The doctoring and the manipulations 10. What was missed or unmentioned, or even fallaciously defined 11. NONSENSE 12. Nairs / Nayars 13. A digression to Thiyyas 14. Designing the background 15. Content of current-day populations 16. Nairs / Nayars 17. The Thiyya quandary 18. The terror that perched upon the Nayars 19. The entry of the Ezhavas 20. Exertions of the converted Christian Church 21. Ezhava-side interests 22. The takeover of Malabar 23. Keralolpathi 24. About the language Malayalam 25. Superstitions 26. Misconnecting with English 27. Feudal language 28. Claims to great antiquity 29. Piracy 30. CASTE SYSTEM 31. Slavery 32. The Portuguese 33. The DUTCH 34. The French 35. The ENGLISH 36. Kottayam 37. Mappillas 38. Mappilla outrages against the Nayars and the Hindus 39. Mappilla outrage list 40. What is repulsive about the Muslims? 41. Hyder Ali 42. Sultan Tippu 43. Women 44. Laccadive Islands 45. Ali Raja 46. Kolathiri 47. Kadathanad 48. The Zamorin and other apparitions 49. The Jews 50. SOCIAL CUSTOMS 51. Hinduism 52. Christianity 53. Pestilence, famine etc. 54. British Malabar versus Travancore kingdom 55. Judicial 56. Revenue and administrative changes 57. Rajas 58. Forests 59. Henry Valentine Conolly 60. Miscellaneous notes 61. Culture of the land 62. The English efforts in developing the subcontinent 63. Famines 64. Oft-mentioned objections 65. Photos and picture of the Colonial times 66. Payment for the Colonial deeds 67. Calculating the compensation a. Bringing in peace and civility to the location b. Emancipation of slaves c. Educating the peoples d. Creating a huge egalitarian administrative system e. Postal Department f. Railways g. Hospitals and public healthcare h. Judiciary i. Land Registration Department j. Police department k. Public Service Commissions l. Free trade routes m. Sanitation n. Public Conveniences o. Forest Department p. Indian army q. Miscellaneous r. Various statutory councils, civil aviation, rules, decorum &c. s. Now, let us speak about concepts. t. Roadside trees u. Freedom of press v. Overrunning independent kingdoms w. People quality enhancement Complete list of Compensation dues CONTENTS OF VOL. I CHAPTER I.—The District. 9 (a) Its Limits and Physical Features 9 (b) Mountains 15 (c) Rivers, Backwaters and Canals 21 (d) Geological Formation 33 (e) Climate and Natural Phenomena 45 (f ) Fauna and Flora 55 (g) Passes, Roads and Railway 81 (h) Ports and Shipping Facilities 91 CHAPTER II.—The People Section A.— (a) Numbers, Density of Population, Civil Condition, Sex and Age (b) Towns, Villages, Dwellings and Rural Organisation 109 (c) The Language, Literature, and State of Education 119 (d) Caste and Occupations 141 (e) Manners, Customs, etc. 189 (f) Religion: Hindus, Muhammadans, Christians 217 (g) Famine, Diseases, Medicine 267 CHAPTER III.—History. (a) Traditionary Ancient History (b) Early History from other Sources (c) 826 to 1408 A.D. (d) The Portuguese Period, A.D. 1498-1003 (e) The Struggle for the Pepper and Piece Goods Trade—A.D. 1663 (f) The Mysorean Conquest—A.D. 1766—1702 (g) The British Supremacy—A.D. 1792 to date CHAPTER IV.—The Land . (a) Land Tenures (b) Land Revenue I. Preliminary Remarks and Plan II. Historical Facts down to 1805-6, relating to the Low Country. Kolattunad Randattara The English Settlement at Tellicherry and Dharmappattanam Island Iruvalinad Iruvalinad Kurungott Nayar’s Nad Kottayam Kottayam Kadattanad Payyormala, Payanad, Kurumbranad, Tamarasseri Polanad, Beypore, Pulavayi South Parappanad, Ramnud, Choranad, Ernad Vellattiri, Walluvanad, Nedunganad, Kavalappara Vadamalapuram, Tommalapuram, Naduvatturn Vettatnad Kutnad, Chavakkad, Chewai III. Retrospective Summary as for the year 1805-6 in the Country IV. The system of Land Revenue management adopted in Malabar 1805 -18, and the Positions of the Ryot and of actual cultivator considered Subsequent Land Revenue History of the Low Country down to the present VI. The Exceptional Nads Cannanore and the Laccadive Islands Wynad Dutch Settlement at Cochin Dutch Settlement at Tangasseri and English Settlement at Anjengo VII. Final Summary and General Conclusions VIII. INDEX CONTENTS OF VOL. II Appendix „ I—Statistics „ II.—Animals „ III.—Fishes List of abbreviations of authors' names „ IV.—Birds „ V. — Butterflies „ VI.—Timber Trees ,. VII.—Roads „ VIII.—Port Rules (Major Ports) „ IX.— Do. (Minor Ports) „ X.—Proverbs „ XI.—Mahl Vocabulary ,, XII.—Collection of Deeds „ XIII.—Mr. Graeme’s Glossary Etymological Headings „ XIV.—List of Chiefs, Residents, Commissioners, Principal Collectors and Collectors ,, XV.—Land Revenue Assessment, Proclamation of 21st July I805 „ XVI.—Annual Average price of Paddy, 1860-80 „ XVII.— Monthly Average no. do. ,, XVIII.—Prices of Gingelly Seed, 1861-81 ,, XIX.— Do, of Coconuts and Areca-nuts, 1862-81 „ XX —List of Malikhana Recipients in Malabar „ XXI.—Short Descriptive Notes of Taluks, &c. Chirakkal Taluk Anjarakandi Amsam Cannanore-Kirur Territory Laccadive Islands Agatti Island Kavaratti Island Androth do. Kalpeni do. Minicoy do. Kottayam Taluk Kurumbranad Taluk Mahe and the Aldces Wynad Taluk Imports into Malabar from Mysore Exports from Malabar to Mysore Wynad Forests Kanoth Forest Calicut Taluk Ernad do. Nilambur Teak Plantations Walluvanad Taluk Palghat do. do. Forests Ponnani Taluk do. Cochin do. Tangasseri Anjengo


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