Dalit udyama charitra, (Dalits’ Struggle for Identity: Andhra and Hyderabad, 1900–1950), Yagati Chinna Rao, translator Prabhakar Mandara, 198 pp, Rs. 100 \nThis book won the Kendra Sahitya Academy Award in the Best Subject Translation category. It deals with Dalit political consciousness in the two Telugu states, their struggle for identity, and the manner In which they rose from a stage of being political nonentities to a stage when they could develop their own self-definition and roles whithin the dialectics of the nationalist anti-colonial struggle. \nDr. Yagati Chinna Rao teaches at the School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and has written and edited other books including Dividing Dalits. \nMandara Prabhakar who has translated several important works from English into Telugu, received the Central Sahitya Academy award for translation.