From the Tanjore Court to the Madras Music Academy
A Social History of Music in South India
Table of Contents
Preface and Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Chapter 1. Music Comes to the City; Chapter 2. Defining the Classical: The Nationalist Imperative; Chapter 3. Consolidating the Classical: The Madras Music Academy and the Politics of Custodianship; Chapter 4. On the Margins of the Classical: Law, Social Reform, and the Devadasis in the Madras Presidency; Chapter 5. Contesting the Classical: The Tamil Isai Iyakkam and the Contest for Custodianship; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.