Marvels of Indian Iron Through the Ages
    Share
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Email
    Marvels of Indian Iron Through the Ages (English, Hardcover, R. Balasubramaniam)

    Marvels of Indian Iron Through the Ages  (English, Hardcover, R. Balasubramaniam)

    5
    3 Ratings & 0 Reviews
    716
    795
    9% off
    Sold Out
    This item is currently out of stock
    Features
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Rupa Publication
    • ISBN: 9788129111845, 8129111845
    • Edition: 01, 2008
    • Pages: 313
    Services
    • 10 Days Replacement Policy
      ?
      ValidityCoversType Accepted
      10 days from deliveryDamaged, Defective, Item not as describedReplacement

      If you have received a damaged or defective product or if it is not as described, you can raise a replacement request on the Website/App/Mobile site within 10 days of receiving the product.

      Successful pick-up of the product is subject to the following conditions being met:

      • Correct and complete product (with the original brand/product Id/undetached MRP tag/product's original packaging/freebies and accessories).
      • The product should be in unused, undamaged and original condition without any scratches or dents.

      Know more about the Return Policy here

    Description

    Looking back on the glorious tradition of iron making in India, Marvels of Indian Iron Through the Ages provides concrete evidence of the expertise of India’s metallurgical knowledge in ancient and medieval times. It describes some of the most marvelous iron creations in India’s history: the Iron Pillar of Delhi, the technology behind forge-welded cannons, and the famous wootz-steel of the subcontinent. Simply written and illustrated with line drawings and photographs, the book incorporates the latest research into the history of iron, and is certain to fascinate both serious scholars and general readers by providing them with a rare glimpse into India’s rich metallurgical heritage.

    Science and technology have always been an important part of India’s story, as the substratum of its civilization’s rationality and secular progress, the basic for pre-colonial Indian Ocean global trade, the foundation for building India’s future knowledge society, and a key element in projecting Brand India. This volume is part of a multi-volume series on the subject.

    About the Author
    Professor Balasubramanian has vast experience in corrosion-based research and Indian archaeo-metallurgy. After graduating as a gold medalist in metallurgical engineering from Banaras Hindu University in 1984, he did his PhD in materials engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA, in 1990. Since then, he has been teaching and conducting research at IIT, Kanpur, in the department of materials and metallurgical engineering. He is a widely published author, on the editorial board of several international journals, and is also the recipient of several prestigious awards. His research work on the Iron Pillar in New Delhi has received national and international acclaim. He is also the author of several books, such as Delhi Iron Pillar: New Insights; The World Heritage Complex of the Qutub, The Story of the Delhi Iron Pillar and The Saga of India Cannons.

    Read More
    Specifications
    Book Details
    • Publication Year
      • 2008
    Contributors
    • Author
      • R. Balasubramaniam
    • Author Info
      • Prof. Balasubramaniam has vast experience in teaching corrosion and research activities related to corrosion, materials-hydrogen interactions and Indian archaeometallurgy. After graduating in metallurgical engineering from Banaras Hindu University in 1984 with a gold medal, he completed his Ph.D in materials engineering from rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA in 1990. He has, since then, been teaching and conducting research at the IIT. Kanpur in the Department of materials and Meallurgical Engineering. He is the recipient of several prestigious awards. The widely published author is on the significant research work on the famous 1600-year old Gupta Complex in New Delhi, has received national and international acclaim. He is the author of four other books, Delhi Iron Pillar: New sight
    5
    3 Ratings
    0 Reviews
    • 5
       3
    • 4
       0
    • 3
       0
    • 2
       0
    • 1
       0
    Have you used this product? Be the first to review!
    Safe and Secure Payments. Easy returns. 100% Authentic products.
    Back to top