Science and Society in India, 1750-2000

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Arun Bandopadhyay
Manohar Publishers & Distributors, 2010 - History - 387 pages
Arguing that approaches to the study of the 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, this book explains that the development of the history of science during the last 50 years has been marked by a proliferation of methods and perspectives rather than by the emergence of a consensus."

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About the author (2010)

Arun Bandopadhyay is the Nurul Hasan Professor of History and a former dean of the Faculty Council for Postgraduate Studies in Arts at the University of Calcutta.