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e-Book Science and Colonial Expansion: The Role of the British Royal Botanic Gardens (Studies in Social Discontinuity) download

e-Book Science and Colonial Expansion: The Role of the British Royal Botanic Gardens (Studies in Social Discontinuity) download

by Lucile H. Brockway

ISBN: 012134150X
ISBN13: 978-0121341503
Language: English
Publisher: Academic Pr (December 1, 1979)
Pages: 215
Category: Science and Mathematics
Subategory: Other

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Lucile Brockway examines how the British botanic garden network developed and transferred economically important plants to different parts of the world to promote the prosperity of the Empire. ISBN13: 9780121341503.

Similar books and articles. Indian Response to European Science and Technology 1757–1857. Satpal Sangwan - 1988 - British Journal for the History of Science 21 (2):211-232. Added to PP index 2015-01-31. Science and Colonial Expansion : The Role of the British Royal Botanical Gardens. Lucille H. Brockway - 2011 - In Sandra G. Harding (e., The Postcolonial Science and Technology Studies Reader.

By: Lucile H Brockway. 215 pages, B/w photos, illus. The social role of botany and the relationship between science and poltics are illuminated. Publisher: Yale University Press. Welcome reprint of a classic work which examines 3 cases of British scientists transferring crop plants to new continents: cinchona, rubber and sisal. By: Lucile H Brockway. Bestsellers in Plants & Botany: General.

Lucile H. Brockway (Author). I found it eye-opening and fascinating. Through showing the history of the British Royal Botanical Gardens, the author manages to teach a great deal about the rise of Europe and the West, Colonialism, science, agriculture and economic production throughout the British empire, and the world at large, up to modern times.

The gardens at Kew played a major role in advising on and supervising such transfers. particularly in the biology of the nineteenth century, is a played-out force

The gardens at Kew played a major role in advising on and supervising such transfers. particularly in the biology of the nineteenth century, is a played-out force. It is Nietzsche who interests himself in the political task of avoiding that most disliked of scientific activities as Foucault sees it: the activity of investigation, of surveillance, and of containment. Foucault in that sense is an advocate of a number of tactical responses to the invasive strategies of the human sciences; an advocate of secrecy, as against statistical science; an advocate of immediate punishment a. ONTINUE READING.

Science and Colonial Expansion . The Role of the British Royal Botanic Gardens. Lucile Brockway examines how the British botanic garden network developed and transferred economically important plants to different parts of the world to promote the prosperity of the Empire.

Download PDF book format. Studies in social discontinuity. General Note: First published 1979. Corporate Name: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew History. Choose file format of this book to download: pdf chm txt rtf doc. Download this format book. Science and colonial expansion : the role of the British Royal Botanic Gardens Lucile H. Book's title: Science and colonial expansion : the role of the British Royal Botanic Gardens Lucile H. Rubrics: Botany, Economic Great Britain History 19th century Political aspects Plant introduction Tropical crops.

Science and Colonial Expansion The Role of the British Royal Botanic Gardens Lucile H. .Brockway?s book remains an example of clarity and grace. Jane Schneider, Graduate Center, City University of New York.

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This book analyzes the political effects of scientific research as exemplified by one field, economic botany, during one epoch, the nineteenth century, when Great Britain was the world's most powerful nation. Lucile Brockway examines how the British botanic garden network developed and transferred economically important plants to different parts of the world to promote the prosperity of the Empire.In this work, available once again after many years out of print. Brockway examines in detail three cases in which British scientists transferred important crop plants - cinchona (a source of quinine), rubber, and sisal - to new continents. Weaving together botanical, historical, economic, political, and ethnographic findings, the author illuminates the remarkable social role of botany and the entwined relation between science and politics in an imperial era.
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