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Relocating modern science : circulation and the construction of knowledge in South Asia and Europe, 1650-1900

Author: Kapil Raj
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ. in pbkView all editions and formats
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Relocating Modern Science challenges the belief that modern science was created uniquely in the West and was subsequently diffused elsewhere. Through a detailed analysis of key moments in the history  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kapil Raj
ISBN: 9780230238503 0230238505 9780230507081 0230507085
OCLC Number: 729935273
Description: XIII, 285 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Introduction Surgeons, Fakirs, Merchants and Craftsmen: Making L'Empereur's Jardin in Early Modern South Asia Circulation and the Emergence of Modern Mapping: Great Britain and Early Colonial India, 1764-1820 Refashioning Civilities, Engineering Trust: William Jones, Indian Intermediaries, and the Production of Reliable Legal Knowledge in Late Eighteenth-Century Bengal British Orientalism in the Early Nineteenth Century, or Globalism versus Universalism Defusing Diffusionism: the Institutionalization of Modern Science Education in Early Nineteeth-Century Bengal When Human Travellers become Instruments: the Indo-British Exploration of Central Asia in the Nineteenth Century Conclusion Bibliography Index
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