Book ID: CBB000110572

Nature and Empire: Science and the Colonial Enterprise (2000)


MacLeod, Roy M. (Editor)

Univ. Chicago Press

Publication Date: 2000
Physical Details: 290 pp.
Language: English

Description Contents: Roy Macleod, Introduction; Juan Pimentel, The Iberian Vision: Science and Empire in the Framework of a Universal Monarchy, 1500-1800; McClellan, James E., III, François Regourd, Colonial Machine: French Science and Colonization in the Ancien Régime; Sverker Sörlin, Ordering the World for Europe: Science as Intelligence and Information as Seen from the Northern Periphery; Alberto Elena, Javier Ordónez, Science, Technology and the Spanish Colonial Experience in the Nineteenth Century; Suzanne Zeller, The Colonial World as a Geological Metaphor: Strata(gems) of Empire in Victorian Canada; Maria Margaret Lopes, Irina Podgorny, The Shaping of Latin American Museums of Natural History, 1850-1990; Kapil Raj, Colonial Encounters and the Forging of New Knowledge and National Identities: Great Britain and India, 1760-1850; Michael A. Osborne, Acclimatizing the World: A History of the Paradigmatic Colonial Science; Antonio Lafuente, Enlightenment in an Imperial Context: Local Science in the Late-Eighteenth-Century Hispanic World; Silvia Figueiroa, Clarete Da Silva, Enlightened Mineralogists: Mining Knowledge in Colonial Brazil, 1750-1825; Harriet Deacon, Racism and Medical Science in South Africa's Cape Colony in the Mid- to Late Nineteenth Century; Michael Worboys, The Colonial World as Mission and Mandate: Leprosy and Empire, 1900-1940; Deepak Kumar, Reconstructing India: Disunity in the Science and Technology for Development Discourse, 1900-1947; Christophe Bonneuil, Science and State Building in Late Colonial and Postcolonial Africa, 1930-1970; John Merson, Bio-prospecting or Bio-piracy: Intellectual Property Rights and Biodiversity in a Colonial and Postcolonial Context.

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Authors & Contributors
Figueirôa, Silvia Fernanda de Mendonça
Harrison, Mark
Lang, Mervin F.
Silva, Clarete Paranhos da
Cañizares-Esguerra, Jorge
Saldaña, Juan José
Science Technology and Society
Llull: Revista de la Sociedad Española de Historia de las Ciencias y de las Técnicas
Osiris: A Research Journal Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Scientia Canadensis: Journal of the History of Canadian Science, Technology, and Medicine
Journal of Global History
Substantia: An International Journal of the History of Chemistry
Oxford University Press
Stanford University Press
Lexington Books
Manchester University Press
Duke University Press
Great Britain, colonies
Natural history
Spain, colonies
Compañón, Martínez
Ladoo, Harold Sonny
Cassin, Frieda
Kincaid, Jamaica
Gorceix, Claude Henri
Time Periods
19th century
18th century
17th century
16th century
20th century, early
20th century
Latin America
Great Britain

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