skip to content
Masons, tricksters and cartographers : comparative studies in the sociology of scientific and indigenous knowledge Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Masons, tricksters and cartographers : comparative studies in the sociology of scientific and indigenous knowledge

Author: David Turnbull
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, ©2000.
Series: Studies in the history of science, technology, and medicine.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

Science and technology have created many of the problems besetting us at the turn of the century yet, paradoxically, we cannot address them without their assistance. This book takes a fresh approach  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Turnbull, David, 1943-
Masons, tricksters and cartographers.
London ; New York : Routledge, ©2000
(DLC) 2002421062
(OCoLC)43633165
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Turnbull
ISBN: 0203304586 9780203304587
OCLC Number: 54351927
Description: 1 online resource (x, 263 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Ch. 1. 'On with the motley' : the contingent assemblage of knowledge spaces --
ch. 2. Talk, templates and tradition : How the masons built Chartres Cathedral without plans --
ch. 3. Tricksters and cartographers : maps, science and the state in the making of a modern scientific knowledge space --
ch. 4. Pacific navigation : an alternative scientific tradition --
ch. 5. Making malaria curable : extending a knowledge space to create a vaccine --
ch. 6. Messiness and order in turbulence research.
Series Title: Studies in the history of science, technology, and medicine.
Other Titles: Comparative studies in the sociology of scientific and indigenous knowledge
Responsibility: David Turnbull.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"This beautiful, passionate and inspiring book is essential reading for everyone interested in post colonialism and science and technology studies."-John Law of History of Consciousness Department, Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54351927> # Masons, tricksters and cartographers : comparative studies in the sociology of scientific and indigenous knowledge
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "54351927" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85133169> ; # Technology--Social aspects
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/988190> ; # Knowledge, Sociology of
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108360> ; # Science--Social aspects
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797240379#Topic/science_and_civilization_history> ; # Science and civilization--History
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108517> ; # Science and civilization
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1145202> ; # Technology--Social aspects
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85118585> ; # Science--Social aspects
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797240379#Topic/science_philosophy_&_social_aspects> ; # SCIENCE--Philosophy & Social Aspects
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/306.45/e22/> ;
    schema:alternateName "Comparative studies in the sociology of scientific and indigenous knowledge" ;
    schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/53359802> ; # David Turnbull
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2000" ;
    schema:datePublished "2000" ;
    schema:description "Ch. 1. 'On with the motley' : the contingent assemblage of knowledge spaces -- ch. 2. Talk, templates and tradition : How the masons built Chartres Cathedral without plans -- ch. 3. Tricksters and cartographers : maps, science and the state in the making of a modern scientific knowledge space -- ch. 4. Pacific navigation : an alternative scientific tradition -- ch. 5. Making malaria curable : extending a knowledge space to create a vaccine -- ch. 6. Messiness and order in turbulence research."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/797240379> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797240379#Series/studies_in_the_history_of_science_technology_and_medicine> ; # Studies in the history of science, technology, and medicine.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43633165> ;
    schema:name "Masons, tricksters and cartographers : comparative studies in the sociology of scientific and indigenous knowledge"@en ;
    schema:productID "54351927" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/54351927#PublicationEvent/london_new_york_routledge_2000> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797240379#Agent/routledge> ; # Routledge
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=96141> ;
    schema:url <http://0-search.ebscohost.com.librarycatalog.vts.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=96141> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=96141> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/direct.asp?db=sih&jid=%2213G4%22&scope=site> ;
    schema:url <http://www.tandfebooks.com/isbn/9780203304587> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=2331> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=e000xna&AN=96141> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780203304587> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/54351927> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797240379#Series/studies_in_the_history_of_science_technology_and_medicine> # Studies in the history of science, technology, and medicine.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54351927> ; # Masons, tricksters and cartographers : comparative studies in the sociology of scientific and indigenous knowledge
    schema:name "Studies in the history of science, technology, and medicine." ;
    schema:name "Studies in the history of science, technology and medicine" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797240379#Topic/science_philosophy_&_social_aspects> # SCIENCE--Philosophy & Social Aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SCIENCE--Philosophy & Social Aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85118585> # Science--Social aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Science--Social aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85133169> # Technology--Social aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Technology--Social aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108360> # Science--Social aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Science--Social aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108517> # Science and civilization
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Science and civilization"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1145202> # Technology--Social aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Technology--Social aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/988190> # Knowledge, Sociology of
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Knowledge, Sociology of"@en ;
    .

<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=e000xna&AN=96141>
    rdfs:comment "from EBSCO Academic Collection" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/53359802> # David Turnbull
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1943" ;
    schema:familyName "Turnbull" ;
    schema:givenName "David" ;
    schema:name "David Turnbull" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780203304587>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0203304586" ;
    schema:isbn "9780203304587" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43633165>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Masons, tricksters and cartographers." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54351927> ; # Masons, tricksters and cartographers : comparative studies in the sociology of scientific and indigenous knowledge
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/54351927>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54351927> ; # Masons, tricksters and cartographers : comparative studies in the sociology of scientific and indigenous knowledge
    schema:dateModified "2018-08-08" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.