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The circulation of knowledge between Britain, India, and China : the early-modern world to the twentieth century / edited by Bernard Lightman, Gordon McOuat and Larry Stewart.

Contributor(s): Lightman, Bernard V., 1950- [editor.] | McOuat, Gordon [editor.] | Stewart, Larry, 1946- [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: History of science and medicine library: v. 36.; History of science and medicine libraryKnowledge infrastructure and knowledge economy: v. 3.Publisher: Leiden : Brill, 2013Description: xxi, 339 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 24 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789004244412; 9004244417.Subject(s): Knowledge, Sociology of | Discoveries in science -- History | Communication in science -- Europe -- History | Science -- Great Britain -- History | Science -- India -- History | Science -- China -- History | EnlightenmentDDC classification:
Contents:
Part One. Circulating knowledge : James Dinwiddie in China, India, and Britain -- The spectacle of experiment : instruments of circulation, from Dumfries to Calcutta and back / Larry Stewart -- "Bungallee House set on fire by Galvanism" : natural and experimental philosophy as public science in a colonial metropolis (1794-1806) / Savithri Preetha Nair -- From Calcutta to London : James Dinwiddie's galvanic circuits / Jan Golinski -- Part Two. Circulation beyond Dinwiddie -- Bringing Eastern science to the West : Portuguese voyages of intellectual discovery / Arun Bala -- Anthologizing the book of nature : the origins of the scientific journal in late Georgian Britain / Jonathan R. Topham -- Between Calcutta and Kew : the divergent circulation and production of hortus bengalensis and flora indica / Khyati Nagar -- Part Three. The circulation of evolution, geology, and antiquities in China -- Knowledge across borders : the early communication of evolution in China / Yang Haiyan -- Circulating material objects : the international controversy over antiquities and fossils in twentieth-century China / Fa-ti Fan -- Going with the flow : Chinese geology, international scientific meetings and knowledge circulation / Grace Yen Shen -- Part Four. Building science in modern India -- How may we study science and the state in postcolonial India? / Jahnavi Phalkey -- A western scientist in an eastern context : J.B.S. Haldane's involvement in Indian science / Veena Rao -- Part Five -- Implications for history of science / Sundar Sarukkai.
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