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Imperial technoscience : transnational histories of MRI in the United States, Britain, and India

Author: Amit Prasad
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2014]
Series: Inside technology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The origin of modern science is often located in Europe and the West. This Euro/West-centrism relegates emergent practices elsewhere to the periphery, undergirding analyses of contemporary transnational science and technology with traditional but now untenable hierarchical categories. In this book, Amit Prasad examines features of transnationality in science and technology through a study of magnetic resonance  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Prasad, Amit.
Imperial technoscience
(DLC) 2013028482
(OCoLC)853436416
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amit Prasad
ISBN: 9780262322065 0262322064 1306531608 9781306531603
OCLC Number: 877868391
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 219 pages).
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. "Invention" of MRI: Priority Dispute, Contested Identities, and Authorship Regime --
2. Translating a Dream into Reality: Birth of MRI and Genesis of a "Big Science" --
3. Marketing Medicine's "Sports Car": The United States Becomes the "Center" --
4. Recovering "Peripheral" History: Genealogy of MRI Research in India --
5. Three Cultures of MRI: Local Practices and Global Designs.
Series Title: Inside technology.
Responsibility: Amit Prasad.

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A study of science and technology practices that shows how even emergent aspects of research and development remain entangled with established hierarchies.  Read more...

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