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Introduction: Science, fiction and the non-aligned world

Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee

in Final Frontiers: Science Fiction and Techno-Science in Non-Aligned India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620283
eISBN:
9781789629699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620283.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The introduction surveys the central role accorded to certain ideas of techno-scientific development in Indian nationalist imagination. It then examines the recent trend of a ‘post-colonial turn’ in ... More


Science and the Creation of an Elsewhere

Indira Chowdhury

in Growing the Tree of Science: Homi Bhabha and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199466900
eISBN:
9780199087211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466900.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

At TIFR, Bhabha attempted to redefine the scientific institution basing his ideas on what he had witnessed at Cambridge and other institutions elsewhere. Scientists had to learn from the available ... More


Final Frontiers: Science Fiction and Techno-Science in Non-Aligned India

Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620283
eISBN:
9781789629699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620283.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This is the first book-length study of the relationship between science fiction, the techno-scientific policies of independent India, and the global non-aligned movement that emerged as a response to ... More


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