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Madras Rediscovered: A Historical Guide to Looking Around, Supplemented with Tales of 'Once Upon a City'
Madras Rediscovered: A Historical Guide to Looking Around, Supplemented with Tales of 'Once Upon a City'
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About the Author:

Educated in Sri Lanka, India and the United States, where he dabbled in Engineering, Journalism, English and International Affairs, S Muthiah finally settled for a career in Journalism. After nearly two decades as a senior Journalist with The Times of Ceylon Group, he Returned to Madras and was in Printing and Publishing for nearly 25 years. He is now an Information Consultant foe several organizations, editor of two journals and a freelance journalist. But he still finds time for writing books and teaching, for reading and the pursuit of History, and for talking an enthusiast's watching interest in the Arts and Sports.

CONTENTS
Page
PREFACE VI
ILLUSTRATIONS XIII
1. WHAT'S IN A NAME? 1
Once Upon a City: A Search for Roots 7
2. DAY'S 'NO-MAN'S-SAND' 9
Once Upon a City: The Mystery of the Woman in the North River 13
3. TO METROPOLITAN LIMITS 18
Once Upon a City: Pushing the Map Ever Forward 24
4. THE FORT WHERE IT ALL BEGAN 27
1. Of Clive and Wellington 27
2. The bells of St Mary's 29
3. The Portals of power 37
4. The Yale fortune 42
Once Upon a City: The Fort's Great Romance 45
5. THE MALL TO THE MOUNT 49
1. The Mount Road Press 49
2. Coffee and Cinema at Round Tana 60
3. Commerce in Clubland 70
4. Trendsetting with a smile 84
5. Sahibs in Nawabland 87
Once Upon a City: The Hindu Experience 93
6. THE THOMAN TRADITION 114
Once Upon a City: The Missing Merchantmen 119
7. THE ROAD SOUTH 126
Once Upon a City: The Tormented Genius 131
8. A TALE OF TWO ISLANDS 139
Once Upon a City: Down by the Riverside 147
9. MAGNIFICENT MARINA 151
1. Building for education 151
2. When the icemen cometh 159
3. The majesty of Chepauk 166
Once Upon a City: Chepauk's Lovely Cricket 173
10. The TOWN OF THOMAS 181
Once Upon a City: A Little Bit of France 191
11. OF PEACOCKS AND LILIES 199
1. A town of temples 199
2. Cities, collages and commerce 205
3. Where the lilies grew 207
Once Upon a City: The Universal Scientist and The Magical Genius 213
12. THE RETREATS OF THEOSOPHY 221
1. Sanctuary and serenity 221
2. A library and beyond 225
Once Upon a City: A Rebel's Legacy, 'A Cultural Empire' 231
13. WHERE THE DEER AND THE BLACK BUCK PLAY 236
Once Upon a City: Printing Comes to India 244
14. BHAVANS OF THE RAJ 250
Once Upon a City: The Dalliance of Miss Mansell 256
15. THE ROAD NORTH 261
1. The pillars of commerce 261
2. The towers of justice 265
3. A challenge in the face of nature 274
4. Betwixt city and surf 279
5. The villages in the north 286
6. Northwest passage to Industry 288
Once Upon a City: Merchant Princes at North Beach 290
16. THE CITY WITHIN 301
1. Minting wealth 301
2. Bazaars and Broadways 304
3. A tax for a wall 312
4. Amenities for the people 314
5. The City within today 323
6. Temples in 'Thimmappa-town' 325
Once Upon a City: An English Failure, An Indian Success 335
17. THE ROAD TO POONAMALLEE 340
1. The civic tradition 340
2. Spreading knowledge 348
Once Upon a City: The Splendour that Still is Indo-Saracenic 358
18. IN THE CURVES OF THE COOUM 362
1. Pantheonic splendour 362
2. Keeping the record straight 368
3. Villages foe weaving 371
Once Upon a City: A Winter's Tale 374
19. THE GREAT CHOULTRY PLAIN 380
1. Shrines of all faiths 380
2. Repositories of learning 389
Once Upon a City: The Tamil Dream-Makers 399
20. THE GRACIOUS CITY 409
Once Upon a City: The Changing City 410
A CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY OF MADRAS 414
BIBLIOGRAPHY 420
INDEX 422

Madras Rediscovered: A Historical Guide to Looking Around, Supplemented with Tales of 'Once Upon a City'

Item Code:
IDF257
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2004
Publisher:
East West Books Pvt.Ltd.
ISBN:
8188661244
Language:
English
Size:
8.4" X 5.4"
Pages:
443 (2 Maps, B & W Illus: 64)
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About the Author:

Educated in Sri Lanka, India and the United States, where he dabbled in Engineering, Journalism, English and International Affairs, S Muthiah finally settled for a career in Journalism. After nearly two decades as a senior Journalist with The Times of Ceylon Group, he Returned to Madras and was in Printing and Publishing for nearly 25 years. He is now an Information Consultant foe several organizations, editor of two journals and a freelance journalist. But he still finds time for writing books and teaching, for reading and the pursuit of History, and for talking an enthusiast's watching interest in the Arts and Sports.

CONTENTS
Page
PREFACE VI
ILLUSTRATIONS XIII
1. WHAT'S IN A NAME? 1
Once Upon a City: A Search for Roots 7
2. DAY'S 'NO-MAN'S-SAND' 9
Once Upon a City: The Mystery of the Woman in the North River 13
3. TO METROPOLITAN LIMITS 18
Once Upon a City: Pushing the Map Ever Forward 24
4. THE FORT WHERE IT ALL BEGAN 27
1. Of Clive and Wellington 27
2. The bells of St Mary's 29
3. The Portals of power 37
4. The Yale fortune 42
Once Upon a City: The Fort's Great Romance 45
5. THE MALL TO THE MOUNT 49
1. The Mount Road Press 49
2. Coffee and Cinema at Round Tana 60
3. Commerce in Clubland 70
4. Trendsetting with a smile 84
5. Sahibs in Nawabland 87
Once Upon a City: The Hindu Experience 93
6. THE THOMAN TRADITION 114
Once Upon a City: The Missing Merchantmen 119
7. THE ROAD SOUTH 126
Once Upon a City: The Tormented Genius 131
8. A TALE OF TWO ISLANDS 139
Once Upon a City: Down by the Riverside 147
9. MAGNIFICENT MARINA 151
1. Building for education 151
2. When the icemen cometh 159
3. The majesty of Chepauk 166
Once Upon a City: Chepauk's Lovely Cricket 173
10. The TOWN OF THOMAS 181
Once Upon a City: A Little Bit of France 191
11. OF PEACOCKS AND LILIES 199
1. A town of temples 199
2. Cities, collages and commerce 205
3. Where the lilies grew 207
Once Upon a City: The Universal Scientist and The Magical Genius 213
12. THE RETREATS OF THEOSOPHY 221
1. Sanctuary and serenity 221
2. A library and beyond 225
Once Upon a City: A Rebel's Legacy, 'A Cultural Empire' 231
13. WHERE THE DEER AND THE BLACK BUCK PLAY 236
Once Upon a City: Printing Comes to India 244
14. BHAVANS OF THE RAJ 250
Once Upon a City: The Dalliance of Miss Mansell 256
15. THE ROAD NORTH 261
1. The pillars of commerce 261
2. The towers of justice 265
3. A challenge in the face of nature 274
4. Betwixt city and surf 279
5. The villages in the north 286
6. Northwest passage to Industry 288
Once Upon a City: Merchant Princes at North Beach 290
16. THE CITY WITHIN 301
1. Minting wealth 301
2. Bazaars and Broadways 304
3. A tax for a wall 312
4. Amenities for the people 314
5. The City within today 323
6. Temples in 'Thimmappa-town' 325
Once Upon a City: An English Failure, An Indian Success 335
17. THE ROAD TO POONAMALLEE 340
1. The civic tradition 340
2. Spreading knowledge 348
Once Upon a City: The Splendour that Still is Indo-Saracenic 358
18. IN THE CURVES OF THE COOUM 362
1. Pantheonic splendour 362
2. Keeping the record straight 368
3. Villages foe weaving 371
Once Upon a City: A Winter's Tale 374
19. THE GREAT CHOULTRY PLAIN 380
1. Shrines of all faiths 380
2. Repositories of learning 389
Once Upon a City: The Tamil Dream-Makers 399
20. THE GRACIOUS CITY 409
Once Upon a City: The Changing City 410
A CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY OF MADRAS 414
BIBLIOGRAPHY 420
INDEX 422
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