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Growing the Tree of Science (Homi Bhabha and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)

Indira Chowdhury, ISBN 13: 9780199466900, Year : 2016, Rs. 895 Rs. 752 (Free shipping within India only. No extras for postage and handling. )


Growing the Tree of Science examines the creation of a culture of science at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, one of India?s premier scientific institutions founded by Homi Bhabha. Chowdhury weaves together a story of personal connections, new forms of philanthropy, nationalist objectives, and ideas of citizenship and international training networks that shaped Bhabha?s Institute. This book takes a novel approach and presents a cultural history of science.