K.A. Manikumar retired as Professor of History, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. He is the author of Vellore Revolt, 1806 (Allied Publishers & VIT University, 2007) and A Colonia
Adam Hanieh is a senior lecturer in development studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
Ashwini Tambe is Associate Professor in the Department of Women's Studies, University of Maryland, Maryland, USA.