Scientific Bengal: Science, Technology, Medicine, and Environment Under the Raj

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Kalpaz Publications, Jan 1, 2006 - Bengal (India) - 270 pages
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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Preface
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Orientalism William Jones and Science
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Serampore Missionaries and Science
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