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South India Saiva Siddhanta Works Publishing Society

Tamil publishing house founded in 1920 by the brothers V. Thiruvarangam and V. Subbiah Pillai. It published the canon of rediscovered ancient Tamil classics, while its antiquarian editions ...

South India Saiva Siddhanta Works Publishing Society

South India Saiva Siddhanta Works Publishing Society   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
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71 words

... India Saiva Siddhanta Works Publishing Society Tamil publishing house founded in 1920 by the brothers V. Thiruvarangam and V. Subbiah Pillai . It published the canon of rediscovered ancient Tamil classics, while its antiquarian editions of Tirukkurāl were a publishing landmark. Its famed Maraimalai Adigal Library is arguably the richest repository of Tamil imprints. The firm’s decline began in the 1980s with the nationalization of textbook publishing. A. R....

39 The History of the Book in the Indian Subcontinent

39 The History of the Book in the Indian Subcontinent   Reference library

Abhijit Gupta

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Current Version:
2010
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History, Social sciences
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10,070 words
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Oxford University Press
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...When Tagore set up the publishing arm of his world university, *Visva-Bharati , it became one of the first publishing houses in India to adopt uniform editorial conventions. A similar role was played by the *South India Saiva Siddhanta Works Publishing Society in Madras. 7 Publishing after 1947 The first two decades after Independence saw the coming of age of a number of young firms. Many of them had been loosely associated with the freedom movement, such as Hind Kitab and Renaissance Publishers, set up to publish the works of the revolutionary M. N....

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