18 December 2008

SCIENCE YESTERDAY



JAGADIS CHANDRA BOSE AND THE INDIAN RESPONSE TO WESTERN SCIENCE by Subrata Dasgupta

‘ ... an important examination of the science of Jagadis Chandra Bose ... Dasgupta distances his account from nationalist historiography ... His reading complements the histories and biographies that have emphasized the sociocultural history of science in India.’—Dhruv Raina in Isis

‘Scholars interested in science and society issues as well as lay readers will find the narrative fascinating.’—Deepak Kumar in The Book Review

‘ ... a book that has filled a void in the history of science in India.’—Prajit Basu in Science, Technology and Society

‘ ... a thorough, critical, dispassionate, objective and lucid synthesis of an enormous amount of information ... a valuable contribution to the history of science, especially Indian science.’—R.L. Bijlani in Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology

ISBN 81-7824-251-6 / Rs 350 / 320pp / Paperback / Spring 2009

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