Scientific Bengal: Science, Technology, Medicine, and Environment Under the Raj
A Social history of science, it comprises essays in the history of science, technology, Medicine and environment in colonial Bengal, which was the first conquered colony of British India, bridgehead of all British projects in the rest of India and the Seconding board of all British theories and practices of science. The issues discussed in this volume can be easily generalized and applied in other case studies in India at both Macro and Micro levels.
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19th century agriculture allopathic Amitabha Asiatic Society Asutosh Ayurveda Bankura became Bengal National College Bengal Technical Institute Binoy Kumar Sarkar Binoy Sarkar Bose botanical British Calcutta Medical College Calcutta University Carey Charaka Chemistry cholera commercial Council of Education culture Damin Darjeeling Dawn Magazine Dawn Society Delhi diseases districts drugs economic epidemics essay European forest Government Guha Hindu Mela Hodgson hospital IACS Ibid imperialism India indigenous industrial industrialisation Jadavpur Jungle Kaviraj Leslie London Magnetism Mahendralal Sircar Majhi malaria Manson Medical College missionary mistrification Mitra modern mosquitoes Mukherjee National Council national education nationalist native natural Nepal op.cit Orientalism Palit Pandit passim plague public health Raja Ronald Ross rural sanitary reform Santhals Santiniketan Satish Chandra Satish Chandra Mukherjee School science and technology scientific Serampore Sikkim Sitanath Ghosh studies Tagore Tattwabodhini Patrika teachers technical education Tibet timber trade village western medicine wrote zamindars