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Science, technology and medicine in Colonial India

Author: David Arnold
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: New Cambridge history of India, III, 5.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the start of East India Company rule to Independence, this analytical study demonstrates the importance of examining the role of science, technology and medicine in conjunction with the development of the British engagement in India.
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Arnold, David, 1946-
Science, technology, and medicine in colonial India.
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
(DLC) 99027791
(OCoLC)41924718
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Arnold
ISBN: 9780511089688 0511089686 9781139053426 1139053426 051101791X 9780511017919 0511116438 9780511116438 9781139053426 9786610153121 6610153124
OCLC Number: 56408546
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 234 pages).
Contents: Introduction: science, colonialism and modernity --
Science under the company --
Western medicine in an Indian environment --
Technologies of the steam age --
Imperial science and the Indian scientific community --
Science, state and nation --
Conclusion --
Biographical notes --
Bibliographical essay --
Index.
Series Title: New Cambridge history of India, III, 5.
Responsibility: David Arnold.
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