Temples of Modernity

Temples of Modernity

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Temples of Modernity uses ethnographic data to investigate the presence of religious ideas and practices in Indian science and engineering. Geraci shows 1) how the integration of religion, science and technology undergirds pre- and post-independence Indian nationalism, 2) that traditional icons and rituals remain relevant in elite scientific communities, and 3) that transhumanist ideas now percolate within Indian visions of science and technology. This work identifies… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: Lexington Books (August 15, 2018)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 242 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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