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Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
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The current states called Andhra Pradesh and Telangana originally formed part of what became known in history as the Deccan region, with Andhra being the region situated in the middle of the central, southern and the eastern parts of the Deccan. In writing about the history of India, a tripartite civilizational approach has been generally adopted by historians a…

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Pratap Kumar, P., “Andhra Pradesh and Telangana”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 27 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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