Moeurs et coutumes des gentils à la Côte Coromandel; [manuscript]. - Colenda Digital Repository
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Moeurs et coutumes des gentils à la Côte Coromandel; [manuscript].

Title:
Moeurs et coutumes des gentils à la Côte Coromandel [manuscript].
Abstract:
A description of the customs of the people of the Coromandel Coast in southeastern India. Chapters are devoted to civil administration, occupations and customs, and civil ceremonies. A larger section at the end focuses on the religion of the area and is subdivided into chapters on the creation of the world and the institution of religion, doctrine of new Vedams (including discussion of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva, and caste), and religious ceremonies (including discussion of sacrifice).
Coverage:
Coromandel Coast (India); Carnatic (India); Tamil Nadu (India); India
Date:
18th century.
Format:
54 leaves : paper; 379 x 225 (328 x 192) mm. bound to 395 x 247 mm.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn155927522; (OCoLC)155927522; (CStRLIN)PAUR05-B10043; (PU)3778239-penndb-Voyager
Language:
French.
Provenance:
Purchased, 1960.
Publisher:
[France?, between 1775 and 1799?]
Subject:
Caste -- India -- Early works to 1800.; Hinduism -- India -- Early works to 1800.; Codices.; Manuscripts, French; 18th century.; Manuscripts, European.
Type:
Manuscript
Call Number:
Oversize Ms. Codex 1010
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts