Science, Technology and Medicine in Colonial India (New Cambridge History of India) 〈3〉

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Science, Technology and Medicine in Colonial India (New Cambridge History of India) 〈3〉

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 234 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780521563192
  • DDC分類 509.54

基本説明

Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2000.

Full Description


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.

Table of Contents

        List of illustrations                      vi
List of tables vii
General editor's preface viii
Preface x
List of abbreviations xii
Introduction: science, colonialism and 1 (18)
modernity
Science under the Company 19 (38)
Western medicine in an Indian environment 57 (35)
Technologies of the steam age 92 (37)
Imperial science and the Indian scientific 129 (40)
community
Science, state and nation 169 (42)
Conclusion 211 (3)
Biographical notes 214 (3)
Bibliographical essay 217 (10)
Index 227