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Social history of science in colonial India

Social history of science in colonial India

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi, New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

Contributed articles.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [379]-392).

Statementedited by S. Irfan Habib and Dhruv Raina.
SeriesOxford in Indian readings. Themes in Indian history
ContributionsHabib, S. Irfan., Raina, Dhruv.
The Physical Object
Paginationxl, 395 p. ;
Number of Pages395
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17907800M
ISBN 100195681576
ISBN 109780195681574
LC Control Number2007394476

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Chapter 2 of NCERT Social Science History textbook – Indian and the Contemporary World-II is titled as ‘ Nationalism in India.’ The anti-colonial movement gave to rise to the feeling of Nationalism in India. The rule of oppression under British suffocated the people and there came the wave of revolts and struggles that Indian went through. Social Science is sub-divided into three parts – History, Geography and Civics. The subject of Social Science deals with human beings, their behaviour, growth and development, relationships, etc. For students to understand the concepts of Social Science they can refer their NCERT Social Science book for Class 8.

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