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Michael W. Dols and Diana E. Immisch

in Majnūn: The Madman in Medieval Islamic Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202219
eISBN:
9780191675218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202219.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In dealing with the concept of insanity in medieval Islamic society several subtopics also emerge such as, what constitutes sanity? A major objective of this study has been to place the subject in ... More


Prafulla Chandra Ray and Marcelin Berthelot: Chemist-Historians

Dhruv Raina

in Images and Contexts: The Historiography of Science and Modernity in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068808
eISBN:
9780199080113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068808.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This essay explores the link between historical consciousness and politics in Prafulla Chandra Ray's project. It probes the corpus of work and activity of Ray, considered by many to be the founder of ... More


The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern Japan

Federico Marcon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226251905
eISBN:
9780226252063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252063.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern Japan is a social and intellectual history of the creation, development, and apparent disappearance of a field of natural history ... More


Technology and Rural Change in Eastern India 1830-1980

Smritikumar Sarkar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198092308
eISBN:
9780199082810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092308.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The book discusses how Western technology, primarily the means of transport and manufacture, changed the Indian village during the period 1830–1980. The technology reached India in the train of ... More


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