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Terrestrial lessons : the conquest of the world as globe / Sumathi Ramaswamy.

By: Ramaswamy, Sumathi [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago, Illinois ; London : The University of Chicago Press, c2017Description: xx, 429 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 26 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780226476575 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Geography -- Study and teaching -- India -- History | Globes -- India -- History | Earth (Planet) -- Study and teaching -- India -- History
Contents:
Prologue: Global itineraries, Earth inscriptions -- In pursuit of a global thing -- "As you live in the world, you ought to know something of the world" -- The global pandit -- Down to Earth? Of girls and globes -- "It's called a globe. It is the Earth. Our Earth!" -- Epilogue: The conquest of the world as globe.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-414) and index.

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