Overview for Bengal Miscellany, Volume 1
This is a collection of miscellaneous essays on various aspects of the history of Bengal ranging from economic transition, child marriage, missionary work, Tagore's rural reconstruction programme on public health, his concept of education to Bengali Babus, indigenous fishing technologies and Manmohan Ghosh a political leader. It is a panorama of colonial history at a micro level which can be generalised for other regions of India.
Chittabrata Palit (Editor)
Dr. Chittabrata Palit, M.A. (Cal), PhD (Cantab), FRAS (Londan) is a senior professor of history at Jadavpur University, Calcutta. He is an established authority on the subject. He has served as a member of the National Commission for the History of science(1987-2001), principal investigator of a project on Science and nationalism for the Indian National science Academy for the last six years and currently he principal investigator of a UGC major project on Pharmacy in the Ayurvedic Texts in eastern India. He has numerous books on the history of sciences including medicine to his credit.
Kabita Ray (Editor)
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