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Author Mines, Mattison, 1941-

Title Public faces, private voices : community and individuality in South India / Mattison Mines.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, c1994.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  954.8 MINE MF12    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  954.8 MINE    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 232 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-226) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction: Individuality in South India -- Pt. 1. Public Faces. 2. The Nature of Civic Individuality. 3. Institutions and Big-men of a Madras City Community: George Town Today. 4. Making the Community: George Town in Social History. 5. A Portrait of Change. 6. The Decline of Community and the Roles of Big-men -- Pt. 2. Private Voices. 7. Themes of Individuality in Private and Public Lives: Personal Narratives. 8. Locating Individuality within the Collective Context -- 9. Conclusions.
Subject National characteristics, East Indian.
India, South -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 0520084780 (alk. paper)