Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 01 March 2014

344 Pages | 8 illus.

ISBN: 9780198092308

Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (06)

Technology and Rural Change in Eastern India, 1830-1980

Smritikumar Sarkar

  • First-of-its-kind social history of technology in the Indian context
  • Uses a combination of official records and local sources like folk usage, oral tradition, songs, and vernacular literature
  • History of science and technology is an upcoming area of study among researchers and scholars
  • Covers the large eastern region of Bengal, Bihar, Orissa, and Assam