Sunday, December 30, 2007

This site is an academic site dedicated to the natives of theland between arabian sea-western ghats-north of southern sea -south of south Canara or Tulunaatu.malayaalan is the name used to reveal the identity of people living in the said area from 948 A D.Rajaditya chola in an inscription gives many names of officers from kerala who lived between thrikkunnappuzha and neduganaad(Achankoovilriver and Bhaarathappuzha)Now this researcher is engaged in the micro analysis of the problem Age of a village is a new concept based on Trippuliyuur Divyadesam ,a village well known to tamil vaishnavites even in 7th cA.D.In the village, prehistoric centralised stable settlement is identified.Thus the village has its settled life at least in 1100B.C.The village gradully had it's evolution to a vaishnava Temple Centred Village.By this time it shows its links to trikkunnappuzha ,nedunganaad,vaishnava centres of tmil areas beyond sahyadri as indicated by writings of alwars and Rajadithya Chola.By medieval period its relations are seen with Perumpatappu,Veenaatu ,Etc.The political relations are based on Economic status of the area.The pre- historic settlement reflects many kaavutattakams and gradual growth of economy based on devine market.This markets had relations to large areas in the hinterlands.Kantiyuurmarrom,trikkunrapozha Etc were large markets and port areas .Trikkunrappozha is suppoposed to be the Early SREEMUULAVAASAM-In this way by linking various factors Age and evolution of a village can be noted scientifically.

This has to be developd to AREA STUDIES as in Vaaniyamkulam study.This study started in 1997 by Vaaniyamkulam panchayath.By the year 2000 thework was finalised.It was published by KCHR Trivandrum.BUt the work done by the Panchayath or researchers were not properly acknoledged by them see the pictures and website for details.

Now the works on kaavuthattakams are progressing.A project on Regional history is now taken up. Micro to Macro and preparation of an Organic study bsaed on interdiciplinary approach is the only way to understand malayalahistory or
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