Sikkim University

Dr. Vijay Kumar Thangellapali

Designation: Associate Professor
Date of joining: 02/05/2014
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Academic degrees

MA, PhD (History) Osmania University, Hyderabad.
PhD Topic: “Agrarian Conditions in Andhra under the British Rule: 1858-1900”


Areas of specialization

Agrarian Economy of South India, History of Famines in South Asia and Africa, Cattle Disease and Famine, Modern African Famines.


Sample Publications

1. Thangellapali, Vijay Kumar (2012) ‘The Intimate Link: the Impact of Land Tax and Property Rights in Colonial Andhra’, Itihas, Vol.36, 193-213.

2. Thangellapali, Vijay Kumar (2012) ‘The Nature of Famines and Droughts in Colonial Andhra 1858-1900’ In K. Arjun Rao (ed.) Studies in Indian History: Festchrift to Prof. Adapa Satyanarayana, New Delhi: Research India Press, pp. 201-43.

3. Thangellapali, Vijay Kumar (2002) ‘Colonial Legislation and Zamindary Peasant Insecurity in Andhra during the 19th Century’, The Visvabharati Quarterly, New Series, 11(1): 43-52.

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