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Nature and Empire Science and the Colonial Enterprise

by Roy MacLeod

  • ISBN: 9780226500782
  • ISBN10: 0226500780

Nature and Empire Science and the Colonial Enterprise

by Roy MacLeod

  • List Price: $50.50
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 06/01/2001
  • ISBN: 9780226500782
  • ISBN10: 0226500780
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Description: ROY MACLEOD:IntroductionPART I. IMPERIAL LEGACIESJUAN PIMENTEL:The Iberian Vision:Science and Empire in the Framework of a Universal Monarchy, 1500-1800JAMES E. MCCLELLAN III AND FRANOIS REGOURD:The Colonial Machine: French Science and Colonization in the Ancien RgimeSVERKER SRLIN:Ordering the World for Europe: Science as Intelligence and Information as Seen from the Northern PeripheryALBERTO ELENA AND JAVIER ORDNEZ:Science, Technology and the Spanish Colonial Experience in the Nineteenth CenturyPART II. MILIEUX AND METAPHORSUZANNE ZELLER:The Colonial World as a Geological Metaphor:Strata(gems) of Empire in Victorian CanadaMARIA MARGARET LOPES AND IRINA PODGORNY:The Shaping of Latin American Museums of Natural History, 1850-1990KAPIL RAJ:Colonial Encounters and the Forging of New Knowledge and National Identities:Great Britain and India, 1760-1850MICHAEL A. OSBORNE:Acclimatizing the World: A History of the Paradigmatic Colonial SciencePART III. SCIENCE, CULTURE, AND THE COLONIAL PROJECTANTONIO LAFUENTE:Enlightenment in an Imperial Context:Local Science in the Late-Eighteenth-Century Hispanic WorldSILVIA FIGUEIROA AND CLARETE DA SILVA:Enlightened Mineralogists:Mining Knowledge in Colonial Brazil, 1750-1825HARRIET DEACON:Racism and Medical Science in South Africa'sCape Colony in the Mid- to Late Nineteenth CenturyMICHAEL WORBOYS:The Colonial World as Mission and Mandate:Leprosy and Empire, 1900-1940PART IV: COLONIAL SCIENCE AND THE NEW WORLD SYSTEMDAVID WADE CHAMBERS AND RICHARD GILLESPIE:Locality in the History of Science: Colonial Science, Technoscience, and Indigenous KnowledgeDEEPAK KUMAR:Reconstructing India: Disunity in the Science and Technology for Development Discourse, 1900-1947CHRISTOPHE BONNEUIL:Science and State Building in Late Colonial and Postcolonial Africa, 1930-1970JOHN MERSON:Bio-prospecting or Bio-piracy: Intellectual Property Rights and Biodiversity in a Colonial and Postcolonial ContextBIBLIOGRAPHYNOTES ON CONTRIBUTORSINDEX
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