Science, Technology and Medicine in Colonial India by David Arnold
Science, Technology and Medicine in Colonial India by David Arnold

Science, Technology and Medicine in Colonial India

(The New Cambridge History of India)
by David Arnold
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Interest in the science, technology and medicine of India under British rule has grown in recent years and has played an ever-increasing part in the reinterpretation of modern South Asian history. Spanning the period from the establishment of East India Company rule through to Independence, David Arnold's wide-ranging and analytical survey demonstrates the importance of examining the role of science, technology and medicine in conjunction with the development of the British engagement in India and in the formation of Indian responses to western intervention. One of the first works to analyse the colonial era as a whole from the perspective of science, the book investigates the relationship between Indian and western science, the nature of science, technology and medicine under the Company, the creation of state-scientific services, 'imperial science' and the rise of an Indian scientific community, the impact of scientific and medical research and the dilemmas of nationalist science.
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About this Edition

Language

English

Publication Date

Dec 16, 2004

Format

Paperback

Number of Pages

247

ISBN

0521617189

ISBN-13

9780521617185