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Author Kumar, Deepak, 1952-

Title Science and the Raj [electronic resource] : a study of British India / Deepak Kumar.

Published New Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description 1 online resource (xix, 309 p., [12] p. of plates) : 1 ill., ports.
Notes Previous ed.: 1995.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary To what extent were colonial scientific knowledge or discourses used to achieve political and cultural goals? How did the recipient culture appropriate or redefine the metropolitan ideology of science? This book investigates some key questions related to British scientific encounters with India, exploring the link between science technology and the process of colonisation in the context of British India.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Subject Science -- India -- History.
Science -- Social aspects -- India.
Technology -- Social aspects -- India.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.
ISBN 9780199081684 (ebook) : No price