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Jagjit Singh (1912-2002) was an Indian writer and science popularizer. In college he excelled in mathematics courses, yet made his career as an important director of India's railways, applying his mathematical skills there. Upon retirement, he set out in writing several books, starting with Great Ideas of Modern Mathematics, popularizing science and targeting laymen. Singh subsequently won the Kalinga Prize from the UNESCO in 1963, the first Asian to do so.

In 1960, he was appointed director of the Indian Railway Board, and nine years later he was appointed general manager of the North-East Frontier Railways. After his retirement he went to work as was managing director of the Indian Drug and Pharmaceuticals, adviser of Asian Development Bank and adviser of Tata Chemicals.

Singh was elected a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society and awarded an honorary Doctorate in Science by Roorkee University. He was also chosen by Pakistan scientist and Nobel Prize winner in Physics in 1979, Abdus Salam to write his biography, which came out in 1992 published by Penguin books.

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Total Books: 22
With Honour  Glory Wars Fought By India 1947-1999
2001 - With Honour Glory Wars Fought By India 1947-1999 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788170621096
ISBN-10: 8170621097
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Reminiscences of a Mathematician Manque
1993 - Reminiscences of a Mathematician Manque (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788124100240
ISBN-10: 8124100241
Genre: Science & Math
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Great Ideas in Information Theory Language and Cybernetics
1987 - Great Ideas in Information Theory Language and Cybernetics (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780486216942
ISBN-10: 0486216942
Genre: Reference
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Great Ideas and Theories of Modern Cosmology
1970 - Great Ideas and Theories of Modern Cosmology (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140210606
ISBN-10: 0140210601
Genres: Nonfiction, Science & Math
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Great Ideas In Information Theory Langua
1966 - Great Ideas in Information Theory Langua (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780486016948
ISBN-10: 0486016943
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Great Ideas of Modern Mathematics Their Nature and Use
1959 - Great Ideas of Modern Mathematics Their Nature and Use (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780486205878
ISBN-10: 0486205878
Genre: Science & Math
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Mathematical ideas their nature and use
Mathematical Ideas Their Nature and Use [Radius book] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780091099008
ISBN-10: 0091099005
Genre: Science & Math
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OPERATIONS RESEARCH
Operations Research [PELICAN S.] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780140212792
ISBN-10: 0140212795
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Great Ideas and Theories of Modern Cosmology
Great Ideas and Theories of Modern Cosmology (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780486209258
ISBN-10: 0486209253
Genre: Science & Math
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Great Ideas of Operations Research
Great Ideas of Operations Research (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780486218861
ISBN-10: 0486218864
Genres: Business & Money, Science & Math
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Memoirs of a Mathematician Manque
Memoirs of a Mathematician Manque (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780706911282
ISBN-10: 0706911288
Genre: Science & Math
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Frontiers of Life Sciences
Frontiers of Life Sciences (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780861314805
ISBN-10: 0861314808
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Indian Gunners at War
Indian Gunners at War (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781897829554
ISBN-10: 1897829558
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Dynamics of Sikh revolution
Dynamics of Sikh Revolution (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788185815138
ISBN-10: 8185815135
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Percussions of History The Sikh Revolution  in the Caravan of Revolutions