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Science and Technology in World History
Language: en
Pages: 502
Authors: James E. McClellan III
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-04-14 - Publisher: JHU Press

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Colonialism and Science
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: James Edward McClellan
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher:

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How was the character of science shaped by the colonial experience? In turn, how might we make sense of how science contributed to colonialism? Saint Domingue (
Colonialism and Science
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: James E. McClellan III
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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How was the character of science shaped by the colonial experience? In turn, how might we make sense of how science contributed to colonialism? Saint Domingue (
Specialist Control
Language: en
Pages: 134
Authors: James E. McClellan
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: American Philosophical Society

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Institutional Culture in Early Modern Society
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: Anne Goldgar
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-06-01 - Publisher: BRILL

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This volume offers new insights into the self-perceptions, strategies, and rituals through which early modern institutions functioned. Its wide range and its co
The Scientific Revolution
Language: en
Pages: 255
Authors: Steven Shapin
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-05 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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“There was no such thing as the Scientific Revolution, and this is a book about it.” With this provocative and apparently paradoxical claim, Steven Shapin b
Science and Empire
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: B. Bennett
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-13 - Publisher: Springer

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Offering one of the first analyses of how networks of science interacted within the British Empire during the past two centuries, this volume shows how the rise
The Plantation Machine
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Trevor Burnard
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-21 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

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Jamaica and Saint-Domingue were especially brutal but conspicuously successful eighteenth-century slave societies and imperial colonies. Trevor Burnard and John
The Enlightenment in Practice
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Jeremy L. Caradonna
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-15 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

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Public academic prize contests—the concours académique—played a significant role in the intellectual life of Enlightenment France, with aspirants formulati
The Institutionalization of Science in Early Modern Europe
Language: en
Pages: 313
Authors: Mordechai Feingold
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-26 - Publisher: BRILL

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This volume aims to furnish a broader framework for analyzing the scientific and institutional context that gave rise to scientific academies in Europe, from It