Paper Technology in Medieval India

Paper Technology in Medieval India

By S.A.K. Ghori and A.Rahman

Indian Journal of the History of Science, Vol. 2 (1966)

Abstract: The paper gives a brief development of paper industry in India. It describes the method of paper manufacturing paper, the various centres established in the country and specialties of different types of papers made in different parts of the country. The manufactured paper was known after the place of the manufacture or after the names of the patrons under whose patronage or supervision the paper was being made. There was considerable difference in the qualities of paper made in different areas which were used for different purposes.

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