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Scientific aspects of European expansion

Author: William Kelleher Storey
Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire, Great Britain ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Variorum, 1996.
Series: An expanding world, v. 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume addressses the scientific aspects of Europe's expanding presence in the wider world. It focuses particularly on the ways in which exploration and discovery influenced changes in European  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Historia
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Kelleher Storey
ISBN: 0860785246 9780860785248
OCLC Number: 33282176
Description: xxi, 339 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The spread of Western science / George Basalla --
On visiting the 'moving metropolis' : reflections on the architecture of imperial science / Roy MacLeod --
Viajes, comisiones y expediciones científícas españolas a ultramar durante el siglo XVIII / Francisco de Solano --
Science for political purposes : European explorations of the Pacific Ocean, 1764-1806 / Alan Frost --
Seapower and science : the motives for Pacific exploration / Daniel A. Baugh --
Anthropological analysis of exploration texts : cultural discourse and the ethnological import of Fray Marcos de Niza's journey to Cibola / Daniel T. Reff --
Silences and secrets : the hidden agenda of cartography in early modern Europe / J.B. Harley --
English charting of the River Amazon c. 1595- c. 1630 / Sarah Tyacke --
The influence of Father Ricci on Far Eastern cartography / Helen Wallis --
Amerindian contributions to the mapping of North America : a preliminary view / Louis De Vorsey --
Indicators of unacknowledged assimilations from Amerindian maps on Euro-American maps of North America : some general principles arising from the study of La Vérendrye's composite map, 1728-29 / G. Malcolm Lewis --
Ayurvedic medicine in Goa according to European sources in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / John M. de Figueiredo --
The pre-history of modern science in Japan : the importation of Western science during the Tokugawa period / Yabuuti Kiyosi --
Chinese astronomy and the Jesuit mission : an encounter of cultures / Joseph Needham --
Western mathematics and China, seventeenth century and nineteenth century / Catherine Jami --
Ottomans and European science / Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu.
Series Title: An expanding world, v. 6.
Responsibility: edited by William K. Storey.
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