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Gigantic Peripheries-India and China in World Knowledge System

India and China in World Knowledge System Philip G Altbach AT first glance, these two large and important countries would seem to be well positioned for scientific leadership, and in fact they have achieved considerable success. China and India have relatively well developed scientific infrastructures today, including scientific laboratories, universities, a network of scientific journals, and large number of scientists and researchers India, in fact, is the third world's scientific superpower in terms of number of qualified scientists, and China is not far behind. Both have a long scientific tradition

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