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Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology

Empire and Science in the Making

Dutch Colonial Scholarship in Comparative Global Perspective, 1760-1830

Editors: Boomgaard, P. (Ed.)

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Drawing on extensive new research, and bringing much new scholarship before English readers for the first time, this wide-ranging volume examines how knowledge was created and circulated throughout the Dutch Empire, and how these processes compared with those of the Imperial Britain, Spain, and Russia.

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David Arnold, University of Warwick, UK Raquel Reyes, School of Oriental and African Studies, UK Klaas van Berkel, University of Groningen, Netherlands Gerry van Klinken, KITLV, Netherlands Michael Laffan, Princeton University, USA Marieke Bloembergen, KITLV, Netherlands Martijn Eickhoff, NIOD, Netherlands Peter Rietbergen, Radboud University of Nijmegen, Netherlands Siegfried Huigen, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa Gert Oostindie, KITLV, Netherlands

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"Empire and Science in the Making is a complete, nuanced, and honest assessment of the Dutch colonial science in early 19th century" - Lien Socio


Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Empire and Science in the Making
Book Subtitle
Dutch Colonial Scholarship in Comparative Global Perspective, 1760-1830
Editors
  • P. Boomgaard
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-33402-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137334022
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-33401-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46251-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 315
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