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Science, technology, and medicine in Colonial India

by Arnold, David

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Science -- India -- History,
    • Technology -- India -- History,
    • Medicine -- India -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 214-216) and index.

      StatementDavid Arnold.
      SeriesThe New Cambridge history of India ;, III, 5
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS436 .N47 1987 pt. 3, vol. 5, Q127.I4 .N47 1987 pt. 3, vol. 5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 234 p. :
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL39037M
      ISBN 100521563194
      LC Control Number99027791

      India’s historical contributions to science and technology are considerable, but are not well known. They have been marginalized in the education system and in the media portrayals of India and its culture. There are many causes for this, including: 1. Mar 03,  · Read Science, Technology and Medicine in Colonial India: 3 (The New Cambridge History of India).

      History of Indian Science & Technology: Overview of the Volume Series. By Rajiv Malhotra and Jay Patel. Outline. This chapter is intended to provide a background to the History of Indian Science and Technology (HIST) project. By describing the rationale and purpose of the HIST series, we hope to awaken the reader to the full implications of the series outside its scholastic usage. Mary Brazelton is a University Lecturer in Global Studies of Science, Technology and Medicine at the University of Cambridge. Her research interests lie broadly in historical intersections of clinical medicine, the life sciences and public health, in China and around the world. knowledge/science, and culture in colonial South Asia. She is.

      The book Osiris, Volume and the Americas, this important new collection looks at roles of science, medicine, and technology during five centuries of colonialism. This thought-provoking history examines the many intersections of science, politics, and culture during colonialism, including the relation between racism and medical science. Mar 27,  · The Indian subcontinent was well inhabited by the first millennium B.C.E. The inhabited territory extended west into areas that today are in Pakistan and Afghanistan. These ancient Indians had a well-developed system of medicine termed Āyurveda (The Science of Life). Ayurvedic physicians practiced medicine and to a lesser extent, surgery.


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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 Cited by: Apr 20,  · 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.

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Jun 16,  · Whereas imperial interests were easily identifiable in economic and political arrangements, the colonial element in the introduction of western science, technology, and medicine in the colony remained largely invisible to scholars of British India.

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Jan 01,  · Science, Technology and Medicine in Colonial India. By David Arnold. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. xii+ £ Science, technology, and medicine played a central role in the history of modern imperialism.

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Apr 20,  · "Science, Technology, and Medicine in Colonial India is a welcome antidote both to presentations of twentieth-century Indian science as the simple fruit of transplanted European learning and to fundamentalist offerings that seek to establish Hindu precedents for modern science, accusing the latter of merely borrowing from ancient oriental 4/5(1).

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Arnold, David (), The New Cambridge History of India: Science, Technology and Medicine in Colonial India, Cambridge University Press, ISBN Baber, Zaheer (), The Science of Empire: Scientific Knowledge, Civilization, and Colonial Rule in India, State University of New York Press, ISBN Since the first Cambridge History of India appeared several decades ago, and more especially over the last ten to fifteen years, there has been a rapid growth of scholarly interest in the history of science, technology and medicine in modern South Asia.

This interest has arisen from diverse sources and agendas — from a lateral extension of the history of science from Europe into colonial. HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN INDIA Developments in Science and Technology in Colonial India 1.

Early European Scientists in Colonial India- Surveyors, Botanists, Doctors, under the Company‘s Service. identify the evolution and growth of medicine in Ancient India. Jan 31,  · - Historians have long taken for granted that the modern age of empire developed “colonial” forms of knowledge, including “colonial science,” which aided and abetted imperialism.

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The social character and cultural plurality of science has a particular bearing on the history of science, technology and medicine in India, which had a well-established scientific and technological tradition of its own long before being subjected to an extended period of European colonial sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com: David Arnold.

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