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History of the Minor Chalukya Families in Medieval Andhradesa

Kolluru Suryanarayana (Author)
Synopsis the present study aims at dealing with the history of the Chalukya families that lived either as contemporaries of or in succession to the Chalukyas of Vengi, the builders of the Andhra Culture in the history of Andhradesa. It can be said that till now no work of relative importance has been done to assess the contribution of the chiefs of those Chalukya families. In this study, an attempts has been made to reconstruct the history of the aforesaid families. The subject matter is divided into ten chapters (excluding Introduction and Conclusion). The bok makes a thorough study of individual achievements of the kings,the geneology and chronology of the Chalukyas of Mudigonda (with reference to the Koravi and the Gudur inscriptions), the reflection of the administrative set-up, texation, justice, etc. with epigraphical reference, the sociao-economic conditions in the light of ‘Sasyanandan’ and on the basis of the ‘Kolanupaka record’, Religion and art (specially the secular and religious sculpture at Vemulabad), Literature under the patronage of those families, etc. A resume of the political and cultural contributions of the Chalukya families is made in the Conclusion. A catalogue of inscriptions of these Chalukya families is appended to the work for easy reference.
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About the author

Kolluru Suryanarayana

Dr. Kolluru Suryanarayana (b.1952). is a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of History & Archaelogy, Andhra University, Waltair. His doctoral work on the Minor Chalukya Families in Andhradesa has been awarded the best thesis medal by the Andhra University. He worked on the project History and culture of the Telgu speaking people. He has to his credit four books and more Than fifty articles in various journals. He is currently working on the socio-cultural history of the Andhras as reflected in Telugu literature of the Medieval centuries.

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Title History of the Minor Chalukya Families in Medieval Andhradesa
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.1986
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170183308
length xxiii+435p., Figures; Plates; References; Appendices; Bibliography; Index; 23cm.
Subjects History