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ARDASEER CURSETJEE (1808-1877), THE FIRST INDIAN FELLOW OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON

Acquaintance with  steam technology under colonial auspices led to the introduction, by  Cursetjee’s descendents , of steam machinery in textile  through  the establishment of Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Mills and Century Mills in Bombay. See  R. Kochhar (2005)  Shipbuilding in India: Wadia shipbuilders. In: Encyclopedia of the History of Non-Western ( continue reading… )

Shipbuilding at Bombay

Also see a later version: R. Kochhar (2005) Shipbuilding in India: Wadia shipbuilders. In: Encyclopedia of the History of Non-Western science (Ed.: H. Selin) Springer. http://oesys.spriger.de/hnws Current Science, 66, 965-969, 1994 Shipbuilding at Bombay R.K. Kochhar The arrival of the Portuguese by sea in 1498 introduced navy as a new ( continue reading… )