Science and Technology in Medieval India
Unit I Concept of rationality and scientific ideas in India, Interaction with Arab thought and its reception.
Unit II New developments in technology –Legacy of technology in medieval India, Impact of Arabian development on India with special reference to Persian wheel; gun powder, textiles; bridge building etc. A glimpse of science and technology during medieval period. an overview.
Unit III Development in medical knowledge and interaction between unani and ayurveda and alchemy.
Unit IV Astronomy and Science and Technology in Medieval India in Medieval India; Interaction of India and Arabic Sciences.
Unit V State of science and technology at the eve of British conquest