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The science of empire

scientific knowledge, civilization, and colonial rule in India

by Zaheer Baber

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Science -- Social aspects -- India -- History.,
    • Technology -- Social aspects -- India -- History.,
    • India -- History -- British occupation, -- 1765-1947.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-287) and index.

      StatementZaheer Baber.
      SeriesSUNY series in science, technology, and society
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ175.52.I4 B33 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 298 p. ;
      Number of Pages298
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL794320M
      ISBN 100791429202
      LC Control Number95030116

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