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Science and Empire

essays in Indian context, 1700-1947

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Published by Anamika Prakashan in Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Science -- India -- History.,
    • Technology -- India -- History.,
    • Science and state -- India -- History.,
    • Technology and state -- India -- History.,
    • India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Deepak Kumar.
      ContributionsKumar, Deepak, 1952-, National Institute of Science, Technology, and Development Studies (India)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ127.I4 S322 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 205 p. ;
      Number of Pages205
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2009503M
      ISBN 108185150192
      LC Control Number90908257

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