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The Technological Indian

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HARDCOVER

$42.00 • £32.95 • €37.00

ISBN 9780674504714

Publication Date: 02/15/2016

Text

400 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

World

  • Introduction
  • 1. The Indian Discovery of America
  • 2. American-Made Swadeshi
  • 3. Gandhi’s Industry
  • 4. From Gujarat to Cambridge
  • 5. Engineering a Colonial State
  • 6. Tryst with America, Tryst with MIT
  • 7. High Priests of Nehru’s India
  • 8. Business Families and MIT
  • 9. The Roots of IT India
  • 10. From India to Silicon Valley
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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