INDIAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
SOME CONTEMPORARY EUROPEAN ACCOUNTS
Indian Science and Technology in the Eighteenth Century (1971) is the first of Dharampalji’s books based on the materials collected in the course of his extensive study in the British archives. It compiles several articles by early British officers, scholars and observers about the Indian Science of astronomy and mathematics and the Indian technological practices in metallurgy, agriculture, architecture and medicine, etc. The book created a new appreciation of the sophistication and efficacy of Indian science and technologies before the coming of the British.