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The Resource Africa as a living laboratory : empire, development, and the problem of scientific knowledge, 1870-1950, Helen Tilley

Africa as a living laboratory : empire, development, and the problem of scientific knowledge, 1870-1950, Helen Tilley

Label
Africa as a living laboratory : empire, development, and the problem of scientific knowledge, 1870-1950
Title
Africa as a living laboratory
Title remainder
empire, development, and the problem of scientific knowledge, 1870-1950
Statement of responsibility
Helen Tilley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tilley, Helen
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
Q180.A5
LC item number
T55 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Research Survey
  • Research
  • Research
  • Imperialism and science
  • Imperialism and science
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
Africa as a living laboratory : empire, development, and the problem of scientific knowledge, 1870-1950, Helen Tilley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [439]-483] and index
Contents
An imperial laboratory : scientific societies, geopolitics, and territorial acquisitions -- A development laboratory : the African Research Survey, the machinery of knowledge, and imperial coordination -- An environmental laboratory : "native" agriculture, tropical infertility, and ecological models of development -- A medical laboratory : infectious diseases, ecological methods, and modernization -- A racial laboratory : imperial politics, race prejudice, and mental capacity -- An anthropological laboratory : ethnographic research, imperial administration, and magical knowledge -- A living laboratory : ethnosciences, field sciences, and the problem of epistemic pluralism
Control code
645707879
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 496 p., [8] p. of col. plates
Isbn
9780226803470
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010023092
Other control number
40019226600
Other physical details
ill., maps (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)645707879
Label
Africa as a living laboratory : empire, development, and the problem of scientific knowledge, 1870-1950, Helen Tilley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [439]-483] and index
Contents
An imperial laboratory : scientific societies, geopolitics, and territorial acquisitions -- A development laboratory : the African Research Survey, the machinery of knowledge, and imperial coordination -- An environmental laboratory : "native" agriculture, tropical infertility, and ecological models of development -- A medical laboratory : infectious diseases, ecological methods, and modernization -- A racial laboratory : imperial politics, race prejudice, and mental capacity -- An anthropological laboratory : ethnographic research, imperial administration, and magical knowledge -- A living laboratory : ethnosciences, field sciences, and the problem of epistemic pluralism
Control code
645707879
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 496 p., [8] p. of col. plates
Isbn
9780226803470
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010023092
Other control number
40019226600
Other physical details
ill., maps (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)645707879

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