Search - List of Books by K. Damodaran
K. Damodaran ( February 25, 1904 -July 3, 1976)-Was one of the founder leaders of the Communist Party in Kerala, India, Marxist theoritician and writer.
Total Books: 2
Born in Ponnani in Malappuram district.He had his schooling in Govt,schoolTirur and college studies in Samoothiri College, Calicut. Associated with student movement and joined freedom struggle .Was arrested in 1931for participating in the civil Disobedience Movement and sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for 23 months. While in Coimbatore jail he learned Tamil and Hindi .Went to Kasi(UP) in 1935 to study Sanskrit from the Viswa Vidyalaya there and passed Shasthri examination While at Kasi he learned Urdu and Bengali and was attracted to Communist ideology.
He returned to Kerala in 1937 and joined Kerala Socialist Party and in May the same year formed the Kerala unit of the Communist Party. He organized Coir workers and Beedi workers. Became KPCC General Secretary in 1940.Imprisoned twice and released in 1945 .Elected as the Taluk secretary in 51 as the Malabar unit committee of Communist Party. Contested assembly election in ’51 and Loksabha election in ’57 .Was elected to the central executive committee of the party in 1960.Took charge as the editor of Navayugam weekly. All through these years he was intellectually active by way of writing articles and books,learning new languages and debating on various forums.
He visited many Asian and European countries including almost all the communist nations. Became a Rajyasabha MP in 1964. After the tenure he devoted his time for a comprehensive research on the history of the Party at JNU under an ICHR fellowship.
He died on July 3, 1976.
3)Kannuneer (Short stories)
5)Samashtivada Vijnapanam(Translation of the Communist Manifesto )
6) Paattabaakki (Play)
8) Russian viplavam(Co-authored with E. M. S. Namboodiripad)
13) Communism Enthu Enthinu ?
14) Purogamana sahithyam Enthinu?
15) Communisavum Christhumathavum
16) Marxism (In 10 parts)
17) Indiayude Aathmavu
18) Keralathile Swathanthryasamaram(Co-authored with C Narayana pillai)
19) Dhanasasthra thathwangal
21) Enthanu saahithyam
22) Chinayile Viplavam
24) Sahithya niroopanam
25) Indiayum Socialisavum
26) Indiayude Sampathikabhivrudhi
27) Innathe Indiayude Sampathikasthithi
28) Yesuchristhu Moscowil
30) Socialisavum Communisavum
31) Panam Muthal Nayapaisa Vare
32) Indiayile Deseeyaprasthanam(Translated directly from Russian)
33) Marxisathinte Adisthanathathwangal
35) Sreesankaran Hegel Marx
36) Oru Indian Communistinte Ormakkurippukal
38) Man and Society in IndianPhilosophy
39) Marx Hegel and Sreesankara
40) Marx Comes to India (Co-authored with P.C.Joshi)
41) Bharatheeya chinthaa parampara
1) K.Damodaran(Biography); M.Rasheed;D.C.Books, Kottayam(1982).
2) Janayugom Weekly(July 15, 1990); Quilon
3) Grandhalokam Monthly ( November,2004) ;Kerala StateLibrary Council,Trivandrum