History of Indian Science Technology and Culture A D 1000 1800

Author: Abdur Rahman
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This volume brings together some of today's leading scholars from a range of different disciplines to explore the development of Indian scientific, technological and cultural thinking between the 10th and 18th centuries. The diverse topics include: food, agriculture, mathematics, astronomy, Bhakti and Sufi movements, and the spread of translation from Persian and Arabic thinkers throughout the country.

History of Agriculture in India Up to C 1200 A D

Author: Vinod Chandra Srivastava
Publisher: Concept Publishing Company
ISBN: 9788180695216
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History of Agriculture in India (up to c.1200 AD), Part 1, reconstructs the evolution of agriculture in India up to c.1200AD. It is a synthesis and summation of existing knowledge on the history of agriculture in ancient India on the combined bases of archaeological and literary sources against the backdrop of Asian history in general. Besides summing up the existing knowledge, it opens new vistas for further research on many debated issues in the history of agriculture in ancient India. The volume addresses the vexed and controversial questions on the origin, antiquity and sources of Indian agricultural history. Based on researches from sites of Vindhya, Ganga Region, plant remains, agricultural tools, pots, dental pathology, and settlement remains, it is an informed and highly researched work on the origin and antiquity of cultivation in India. For a historical study of agriculture, Pali, Sangam. Sanskrit and the Graeco-Roman literatures have been utilized. Art and literary sources have also been used to reconstruct history.

Science Technology Imperialism and War

Author: Jyoti Bhusan Das Gupta
Publisher: Pearson Education India
ISBN: 9788131708514
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The Volume Science, Technology, Imperialism And War Interlinks The Concerned Themes To Present A Coherent Analyssis Of The Development Of Related Ideas And Institutions In The Subcontinent. The Chapters On Science, Therefore, Look At The Cognitive And Socio-Historical Aspects Of Science, Relating The Same With The Establishment And Spread Of Imperialism In India; With Its Application To Develop Technologies; And With The Use Of Such Technologies To Fund The Major Preoccupation Of Imperialism - War. Likewise, The Section On Technology Leads The Reader To A Search For Its Very Probable Links With Imperialism And War. The Section On Imperialism Offers Four Themes In The Edited Volume: The First One Deals With Its Theories; The Second With Its Link With Colonialism; And The Third And The Fourth Follow Its Manifestation In The Russian And British Adventures-Chiefly In Central Asia And India. The Depecdence Of Imperialism On War Looms Large. War, The Concluding Theme Of This Exercise, Is The Saturation Point Of Himan Efforts To Subjugate And Dominate Others. The Scholars Writing In This Section Critically Survey The Various Kinds Of War-Conventional, Linited And Nuclear-And A Detailed And Insightful Analysis Of The Cold War By The Editor Completes The Picture. This Volume Will Prove Invaluable To Scholars And Students Of South Asian Studies, History, Political Science And International Relations, And Defence Studies Alike.

The Cambridge World History

Author: Benjamin Z. Kedar
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521190746
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Global history of cross-cultural exchange and conquest, and the accompanying growth of states, religions, knowledge, and economic systems, between 500 and 1500.

The Role of the Arab Islamic World in the Rise of the West

Author: Nayef R.F. Al-Rodhan
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230393217
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This book takes a fascinating look at the role of the Arab-Islamic world in the rise of the West. It examines the cultural transmission of ideas and institutions in a number of key areas, including science, philosophy, humanism, law, finance, commerce, as well as the Arab-Islamic world's overall impact on the Reformation and the Renaissance.