Author: Y. Guay 1
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  • 1 Université de Montréal Institut d'histoire et de socio-politique des sciences H3C 3J7 Montréal Québec (Canada) H3C 3J7 Montréal Québec (Canada)
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Abstract  

This study is a quantitative survey of the emergence of organic chemistry in India during the first two decades covered byChemical Abstracts. Chemists that were conducting research in this country were separated in three distincts groups, on the basis of their cultural identity and of their educational background. Important disparities between these three groups have been stated, both in terms of research fields and in terms of publication outlets.