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Imperialism and science : social impact and interaction

Author: George N Vlahakis
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2006.
Series: Science and society
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A unique resource that synthesizes existing primary and secondary sources to provide a fascinating introduction to the development and dissemination of science within history's great empires, as well  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George N Vlahakis
ISBN: 1851096736 9781851096732
OCLC Number: 266084969
Description: XIII, 384 Seiten.
Contents: The British Empire and the development of science in its colonies --
Science in the French colonies --
The development of science in Portugal and colonial Latin America --
Science in the Ottoman world --
Against an empire : science in southeastern Europe during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries --
The birth of an empire : science in the United States during the nineteenth century --
The science of a lost empire and its internal colonies : the case of Russia --
The transmission of western chemistry into China, 1840-1900.
Series Title: Science and society
Responsibility: George N. Vlahakis ...


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