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Science, technology and medicine in colonial India

Author: David Arnold
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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In an historical reinterpretation, the author considers the role of science, technology and medicine to provide a survey of recent scholarship and an original overview. He asserts the role of science  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Arnold
ISBN: 0521563194 9780521563192
OCLC Number: 231863025
Description: XII, 234 Seiten.
Contents: List of illustrations; List of tables; General editor's preface; Preface; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction: science, colonialism and modernity; 2. Science under the East India Company; 3. Western medicine in an Indian environment; 4. Technologies of the steam age; 5. Imperial science and the Indian scientific community; 6. Science, state and nation; Conclusion; Biographical notes; Bibliographical essay; Index.
Responsibility: David Arnold.

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