Chemistry and chemical techniques in India / edited by B.V. Subbarayappa.

Title: 
Chemistry and chemical techniques in India / edited by B.V. Subbarayappa.
Publisher: 
Delhi : Project of History of Indian Science Philosophy, and Culture : Centre for Studies in Civilizations ; New Delhi : Distributed by Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers, 1999.
Description: 
xxvi, 381 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 28 cm.
Other Authors: 
Subbarayappa, B. V.
Project of History of Indian Science, Philosophy, and Culture.
Centre for Studies in Civilizations (Delhi, India)
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
67661
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
QD18 .I3C48 1999z
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [344]-362) and index.
Contents: 
History of metallurgy in India / C.V. Sundram, Baldev Raj, and C. Rajagopalan --
Copper, bronze, and brass : their technology in antiquity and impact on Indian religions and culture / K.V. Soundara Rajan --
Coinage in India, a perspective / A.V. Narasimha Murthy --
Indian megaliths and iron / A. Sundara --
Dyes and pigments in India : historical, social, and material perspectives / O.P. Agrawal --
Chemistry in the conservation of our art treasures / S. Subbaraman --
Pottery / V.N. Misra --
Rocks and minerals in Indian art and culture / S.R.N. Murthy --
Indian alchemy : its origin and ramification / B.V. Subbarayappa --
The tradition of cosmetics and perfumery / B.V. Subbarayappa --
Paper and written communication / Mira Roy --
Pyrotechnics / Mira Roy --
A note on glass in India / B.V. Subbarayappa.
ISBN: 
818758601X
9788187586012
Series: 
History of science, philosophy, and culture in Indian civilization. Volume IV, Fundamental Indian ideas of physics, chemistry, life sciences, and medicine ; pt. 1.
History of science, philosophy, and culture in Indian civilization. Volume IV, Fundamental Indian ideas of physics, chemistry, life sciences, and medicine ; pt. 1