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Migration in South India

K.S. Mathew (Editor) Mahavir Singh (Editor) Joy Varkey (Editor)
Synopsis Migration in the history of mankind is a phenomenon of great interest to sociologists, anthropologists, economists and historians. This book deals with various forms of migration in South India with focus on rural to rural migration. Peasant migration from Travancore to the British Malabar started in the 1920s is a typical case of migration to rural areas in search of cultivable lands. Despite the differences in the nature of migration, the volume explicates that economic factors were motivating force behind migration; and also analyses socio-cultural aspects of migration and its impact on the local population. The book may be found useful by the research scholars and policy makers.
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About the authors

K.S. Mathew

Dr. K. S. Mathew (born 1939) is currently Professor of History in the Central University of Hyderabad. Earlier he was a Reader in the Department of History, M.S. University of Baroda. After obtaining his Master’s Degree in History, from the Poona University, he did his M. Phil and Ph.D. in the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. As a Fellow of the International Services of the gulbenkian Fcoundation, Protugal he conducted researches in various archives in Europe for three years. He has contributed research papers to various journals and participated in several national and international seminars and conferences. He has to his credit two books in Malayalam and three in English. He specialized in the history of Indo-Portuguese trade of the sixteenth century.

Mahavir Singh

Mahavir singh (b. 1958) a professional of high repute holds three master degrees in History, Sociology and Library & information Science. He has been awarded Ph.D. degree in Library and Information Science from Jiwaji University, Gwalior. His area of specialization includes documentation in social Science. He has been working at National Social Science Documentation Centre. ICSSR since 1985. An author of a number of research articles he is a life-member of Indian Library Association.

Joy Varkey

Dr. Joy Varkey obtained his Ph.D. degree from University of Ottawa, Canada and presently teaches History at N.A.M. College, Kallikkandy, Kannur University. He is author of The French Seaboard Empire and Louisbourg, 1713-1758.

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Bibliographic information

Title Migration in South India
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8175412283
length xiv+242p., Tables; Figures; Notes; References; Bibliography; Index; 22cm.