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Most widely held works about David Arnold


Most widely held works by David Arnold

Science, technology, and medicine in colonial India by David Arnold( Book )

30 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Onf of the first works to analyse the colonial era as a whole from the perspective of science, this book investigates the relationship between Indian and Western science, the nature of science, technology and medicine under the East India Company, the creation of state scientific services, "imperial science" and the rise of an Indian scientific community

The problem of nature : environment, culture and European expansion by David Arnold( Book )

16 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book considers how nature - in both its biological and environmental manifestations - has been invoked as a dynamic force in human history. It shows how historians, philosophers, geographers, anthropologists and scientists have used ideas of nature to explain the evolution of cultures, to understand cultural difference, and to justify or condemn colonization, slavery and racial superiority. It examines the central part that ideas of environmental and biological determinism have played in theory, and describes how these ideas have served in different ways at different times as instruments of authority, identity and defiance. The book shows how powerful and problematic the invocation of nature can be

Colonizing the body : state medicine and epidemic disease in nineteenth-century India by David Arnold( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Age of Discovery, 1400-1600 by David Arnold( Book )

33 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Age of Discovery explores one of the most dramatic features of the late medieval and early modern period: when voyagers from Western Europe led by Spain and Portugal set out across the world and established links with Africa, Asia and the Americas. This book examines the main motivations behind the voyages and discusses the developments in navigation expertise and technology that made them possible. This second edition brings the scholarship up to date and includes two new chapters on the important topics of the idea of ""discovery"" and on biological and environmental factors

Famine : social crisis and historical change by David Arnold( Book )

11 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gandhi by David Arnold( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few individuals in history have made so great a mark upon their times as Gandhi. And yet he never held high political office, commanded no armies and was not even a compelling orator. His 'power' therefore makes a particularly fascinating subject for investigation. Historian David Arnold explains how and why the shy student and affluent lawyer became one of the most powerful anti-colonial figures Western empires in Asia ever faced and why he aroused such intense affection, loyalty, and at times much bitter hatred, among Indians and Westerners alike. Attaching as much influence to the idea and image of Gandhi as to the man himself, Arnold sees Gandhi not just as a Hindu saint but as a colonial subject, whose attitudes and experiences expressed much that was common to countless others in India and elsewhere who sought to grapple with the overwhelming power and cultural authority of the West.--From publisher description

The tropics and the traveling gaze : India, landscape, and science, 1800-1856 by David Arnold( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Tropics and the Traveling Gaze considers the European representation and understanding of landscape and nature in early nineteenth-century India. It draws on travel narratives, literary texts, and scientific literature to show the diversity of European (especially British) responses to the Indian environment and the ways in which these contributed to the wider colonizing process."--Jacket

Nature, culture, imperialism : essays on the environmental history of South Asia( Book )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume brings together a set of pioneering essays in the environmental history of South Asia. The contributors come from Australia, Britain, France, India and the United States: they include some of the best-known historians of the subcontinent. Forests and water, the two natural resources perhaps most critical to the economic life of agrarian communities, loom large in many of the essays. Other contributions deal with pastoralists and fisherfolk, two important social groups neglected by historians; and with urban pollution, an environmental problem of enormous magnitude that has rather longer roots than is sometimes imagined. Some essays document the radical reshaping of resource use patterns under colonial rule; others focus on the environment as a contested space, the site of conflict and confrontation

Imperial medicine and indigenous societies( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telling lives in India : biography, autobiography, and life history( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributed articles drawn from a workshop held at the British Library on May 15-17, 2000

A history of India by Burton Stein( Book )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new edition of Burton Stein's classic A History of India builds on the success of the original to provide an updated narrative of the development of Indian society, culture, and politics from 7000 BC to the present.: New edition of Burton Stein's classic text provides a narrative from 7000 BC up to the twenty-first century; Includes updated and extended coverage of the modern period, with a new chapter covering the death of Nehru in 1964 to the present; Expands coverage of India's internal political and economic development, and its wider diplomatic role in the region; Features a new intr

The Congress in Tamilnad : nationalist politics in South India, 1919-1937 by David Arnold( Book )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Original Title Page -- Original Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- INTRODUCTION -- 1 NATIONALIST AND REGIONAL POLITICS -- 2 THE NON-COOPERATION EXPERIMENT -- 3 THE SWARAJISTS' DILEMMA -- 4 CONFRONTATION -- 5 COALESCENCE -- 6 RAPPROCHEMENT -- References -- Bibliography -- Biographical Notes -- Glossary -- Index

Police power and colonial rule, Madras, 1859-1947 by David Arnold( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warm climates and Western medicine : the emergence of tropical medicine, 1500-1900 by David Arnold( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is generally assumed that tropical medicine only emerged as a medical specialism in the late nineteenth century under the aegis of men like Patrick Manson and Ronald Ross. However, recent research (much of it brought together for the first time in this volume) shows that a distinctive medicine of 'warm climates' came into existence much earlier in the areas like the West Indies, Indonesia and India. Europeans health needs were one imperative, but this was more than just the medicine of Europe shipped overseas. Contact with non-Western medical ideas and practices was also a stimulus, as was Europe's encounter with unfamiliar environments and peoples." "These essays provide valuable insights into the early history of tropical medicine and from the standpoint of several European powers. They examine the kinds of medicine practised, the responses to local diseases and environments and diseases, and the relationship between the old medicine of 'warm climates' and the emerging tropical medicine of the late nineteenth century. The volume as a whole expands the parameters for the discussion of the evolution of Western medicine and opens up new perspectives on European science and society overseas."--BOOK JACKET

Everyday technology : machines and the making of India's modernity by David Arnold( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1909 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, on his way back to South Africa from London, wrote his now celebrated tract Hind Swaraj, laying out his vision for the future of India and famously rejecting the technological innovations of Western civilization. Despite his protestations, Western technology endured and helped to make India one of the leading economies in our globalized world. Few would question the dominant role that technology plays in modern life, but to fully understand how India first advanced into technological modernity, argues David Arnold, we must consider the technology of the everyday. Everyday Technology is a pioneering account of how small machines and consumer goods that originated in Europe and North America became objects of everyday use in India in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Rather than investigate 'big' technologies such as railways and irrigation projects, Arnold examines the assimilation and appropriation of bicycles, rice mills, sewing machines, and typewriters in India, and follows their impact on the ways in which people worked and traveled, the clothes they wore, and the kind of food they ate. But the effects of these machines were not limited to the daily rituals of Indian society, and Arnold demonstrates how such small-scale technologies became integral to new ways of thinking about class, race, and gender, as well as about the politics of colonial rule and Indian nationhood. Arnold's fascinating book offers new perspectives on the globalization of modern technologies and shows us that to truly understand what modernity became, we need to look at the everyday experiences of people in all walks of life, taking stock of how they repurposed small technologies to reinvent their world and themselves"--Provided by publisher

Institutions and ideologies : a SOAS South Asia reader by David Arnold( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Informative, timely and accessible introduction to the study of South Asia by leading scholars in the field

Subaltern studies : writings on South Asian history and society by Ranajit Guha( Book )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ranajit Guha, b. 1923, Indian Marxist historian and the founder of the Subaltern studies journal; contributed articles

Toxic histories : poison and pollution in modern India by David Arnold( Book )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Toxic Histories combines social, scientific, medical and environmental history to demonstrate the critical importance of poison and pollution to colonial governance, scientific authority and public anxiety in India between the 1830s and 1950s. Against the background of India's 'poison culture' and periodic 'poison panics', David Arnold considers why many familiar substances came to be regarded under colonialism as dangerous poisons. As well as the criminal uses of poison, Toxic Histories shows how European and Indian scientists were instrumental in creating a distinctive system of forensic toxicology and medical jurisprudence designed for Indian needs and conditions, and how local as well as universal poison knowledge could serve constructive scientific and medical purposes. Arnold reflects on how the 'fear of a poisoned world' spilt over into concerns about contamination and pollution, giving ideas of toxicity a wider social and political significance that has continued into India's postcolonial era"

Modernes Markenmanagement : Geheimnisse erfolgreicher Marken ; internationale Fallstudien by David Arnold( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in German and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neue Fischer-Weltgeschichte by David Arnold( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide



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