A letter from Prof.Paul Hockings

As I have mentioned elsewhere, Prof.Paul Hockings should be credited for doing a lot of research on Badagas [and Nilgiris]. He has published many books on both. Though priced on the higher side, his book ‘ A Badaga – English Dictionary’ written along with Raichoor is a must read for all Badagas.

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(See the page on Research for more)

So, it was a pleasant surprise to receive an email from him informing about his new books.

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Dear Wing-Commander,
I have just finished writing a new book on the Badagas, “So Long a Saga“, which is a 400-page book on the social history of the Badagas from 1565 to 2012. ….[the book may take some time to be published and released- Wg Cdr JP]
I also attach a notice about my other recent book, “Encyclopaedia of the Nilgiri Hills“.
With best wishes,
Paul Hockings
PHnew
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One response to “A letter from Prof.Paul Hockings

  1. Dr Krishnan Rajkumar

    Eagerly awaiting for the book. Hope we find answers to some unaccounted gaps in our badaga history.

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