ISBN 9788184001211,Indianomix: Making Sense Of Modern India

Indianomix: Making Sense Of Modern India



Random House

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788184001211

ISBN-10 8184001215

Hard Back

Number of Pages 248 Pages
Language (English)

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In This Fascinating Study, Renowned Historian And Scholar S. Irfan Habib Takes It Upon Himself To Trace The Trajectory Of Mainstream Islams Questioning Of Modern Science. Starting With The Reformers Of The Nineteenth Century And Ending With Present-Day Ideologues, Habib Questions The Controversial Idea Of Islamic Science As A Category Distinct From Modern, Eurocentric Science. Through The Lives Of Famous Men Like Sir Syed Ahmed Khan And Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Habib Shows The Reader That The Modern-Day Promulgation Of Islam And Its Followers As Anti-Modern And Anti-Science Is A Myth That Leads, Quite Literally, To Explosive Consequences. About The Author S. Irfan Habib Is A Historian Of Science And Of Political History. He Has Edited And Authored Several Books On The History Of Science. His Last Book To Make The Deaf Hear: Ideology And Programme Of Bhagat Singh And His Comrades Has Been Translated Into Several Indian Languages. At Present He Holds The Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Chair At The National University Of Educational Planning And Administration, New Delhi.