I M Muthanna

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Dr. I M Muthanna was a noted writer, scholar and translator; he wrote in English, Kannada and Kodava takk and studied history, folklore and international studies.[1][2] He was born in Kodagu into the Kodava (Coorg) community. He spent part of his later life in the US.

Some of the books that he wrote are listed below:

  • A tiny model state of South India (in 1953)
  • Indo-Ethiopian relations for centuries (in 1961)
  • Muttaṇṇana kavanagaḷu (Kannada anthology in 1962)
  • History of Karnataka: history, administration & culture (in 1962)
  • General Cariappa: (the first Indian commander-in-chief) (in 1964)
  • The Coorg memoirs (the story of the Kodavas): Muthanna speaks out (in 1971),
  • General Thimmayya (former: Chief of Army Staff, India; Chairman, N.N.R.C., Korea; Commander, U.N. Forces, Cyprus) (in 1972),
  • People of India in North America (part one) (in 1975),
  • Karnataka, history, administration & culture (in 1977)
  • Tipu Sultan x'rayed (in 1980),
  • People of India in North America (United States, Canada, W. Indies, & Fiji): immigration history of East-Indians up to 1960 (in 1982),
  • Koḍava Kannaḍa nighaṇṭu : Koḍava takk nighaṇṭ (Kodava-Kannada dictionary in 1983),
  • Mother Besant and Mahatma Gandhi (in 1986),
  • Kodavas & their gala "lela": Kodava folklores & songs (in 1987)[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amazon.co.uk". Amazon.co.uk. 9 September 2009. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "I. M. Muthanna". Open Library. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  3. ^ A tiny model state of South India – I. M. Muthanna – Google Books. Google Books. 7 August 2007. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  4. ^ I. M. Muthanna. "A tiny model state of South India". Open Library. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Indo-Ethiopian Relations for Centuries, by I. M. Muthanna: Amazon.co.uk: I. M. Muthanna: Books". Amazon.co.uk. 9 September 2009. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  6. ^ History of Karnataka: history ... – I. M. Muthanna – Google Books. Google Books. 14 July 2006. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  7. ^ "History of modern Karnataka / I.M. Muthanna | National Library of Australia". Catalogue.nla.gov.au. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  8. ^ General Cariappa: the first Indian ... – I. M. Muthanna – Google Books. Google Books. 11 September 2007. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  9. ^ The Coorg memoirs (the story of the ... – I. M. Muthanna – Google Books. Google Books. 27 October 2006. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  10. ^ General Thimmayya (former: Chief of ... – I. M. Muthanna – Google Books. Google Books. 2 March 2007. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  11. ^ People of India in North American ... – I. M. Muthanna – Google Books. Google Books. 4 November 2006. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  12. ^ Karnataka, history, administration ... – I. M. Muthanna – Google Books. Google Books. 31 October 2006. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  13. ^ Tipu Sultan x'rayed – I. M. Muthanna – Google Books. Google Books. 12 July 2006. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  14. ^ People of India in North America – I. M. Muthanna – Google Books. Google Books. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  15. ^ Mother Besant and Mahatma Gandhi – I. M. Muthanna – Google Books. Google Books. 30 November 2006. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  16. ^ "Mother Besant and Mahatma Gandhi / by I.M. Muthanna | National Library of Australia". Catalogue.nla.gov.au. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  17. ^ I. M. Muthanna. "Kodavas & their gala "lela"". Open Library. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 

Main sources[edit]

  1. Jagathigonde Kodagu, by K P Muththanna, 1969.
  2. Kodavas, by B D Ganapathy, 1980.
  3. A study of the Origin of Coorgs, by Lt Col K C Ponnappa (Rtd), 1999.