Established in 1969, Manohar is a publishing house and a bookseller serving individuals and libraries. We export books by mail and have a bookstore at Ansari Road in Delhi.
Manohar initially sold only rare and out of print publications, but soon branched out into local sale/export of new books published in India, and then into publishing of scholarly works under its own imprint.
03 August, 2012
Science and Society in India : 1750-2000
Society in India : 1750-2000
the study of history of science underwent critical changes in the last two
centuries before they could more definitely tilt towards the social dimensions
of the making of science. The development of history of science during the last
fifty years has been marked by a proliferation of methods and perspectives
rather than by the emergence of a consensus.
general background of the intellectual tradition of writing history of science,
an effort is made here to assemble a group of scholars from different parts of
India to write about 250 years of development of ‘science’ in the Indian
context, covering late pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial periods. The
present volume is a selected and revised version of the original presentation
made in a national Seminar at the
University of Calcutta.
revolve around a few thematic contexts: the east-west encounter, the diffusion
theory, the colonial impact, the nationalist, and the post-colonial response
Bandopadhyay is currently Nurul Hasan Professor of
History and formerly Dean of the Faculty Council for Post-graduate studies in
Arts at the University of Calcutta.
2010 390p. Rs.975/ pounds 55