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TitleScience and Empires [electronic resource] : Historical Studies about Scientific Development and European Expansion / edited by Patrick Petitjean, Catherine Jami, Anne Marie Moulin
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 1992
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-2594-9
Descript XIII, 418 p. online resource

SUMMARY

SCIENCE AND EMPIRES: FROM THE INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM TO THE BOOK Patrick PETITJEAN, Catherine JAMI and Anne Marie MOULIN The International Colloquium "Science and Empires - Historical Studies about Scientific Deยญ velopment and European Expansion" is the product of an International Colloquium, "Sciences and Empires - A Comparative History of Scienยญ tific Exchanges: European Expansion and Scientific Development in Asian, African, American and Oceanian Countries". Organized by the REHSEIS group (Research on Epistemology and History of Exact Sciences and Scientific Institutions) of CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research), the colloquium was held from 3 to 6 April 1990 in the UNESCO building in Paris. This colloquium was an idea of Professor Roshdi Rashed who initiated this field of studies in France some years ago, and proposed "Sciences and Empires" as one of the main research programmes for the The project to organize such a colloquium was a bit REHSEIS group. of a gamble. Its subject, reflected in the title "Sciences and Empires", is not a currently-accepted sub-discipline of the history of science; rather, it refers to a set of questions which found autonomy only recently. The terminology was strongly debated by the participants and, as is frequently suggested in this book, awaits fuller clarification


CONTENT

Sciences et Empires: un thรจme promรจtteur, des enjeux cruciaux -- Welcome Address -- For a New Historiographical Approach of the So-called โ{128}{156}Traditional Knowledgeโ{128}{157} -- Science classique et science moderne ร  lโ{128}{153}รฉpoque de lโ{128}{153}expansion de la science europรฉenne -- Integration Problems: Introductory Report -- Ottomans and European Science -- The โ{128}{156}Oriental-Occidental Controversyโ{128}{157} of 1839 and its Impact on Indian Science -- The Colonial โ{128}{156}Modelโ{128}{157} and the Emergence of National Science in India: 1876โ{128}{147}1920 -- Integration Problems: Discussion -- Western Mathematics in China, Seventeenth Century and Nineteenth Century -- The Reception of Western Medicine in China: Examples from Yunnan -- Du โ{128}{156}ziraโ{128}{157} au โ{128}{156}mรจtreโ{128}{157}: une transformation mรฉtrologique dans lโ{128}{153}Empire Ottoman -- Models of European Scientific Expansion: a Comparative Description of โ{128}{156}Classicalโ{128}{157} Medical Science at the Time of Introduction of European Medical Science to Sri Lanka, and Subsequent Development to Present -- Technical Content and Social Context: Locating Technical Institutes. The First Two Decades in the History of the Kala Bhavan, Baroda (1890โ{128}{147}1910) -- The First Chair of Chemistry in Mexico (1796โ{128}{147}1810) -- Trade and the Natural Sciences in the United States of Columbia -- Science et pouvoir au XIXe siรจcle: la France et le Mexique en perspective -- Le positivisme et la science au Brรฉsil -- Les dรฉbuts de la physique mathรฉmatique et thรฉorique au Brรฉsil et 1โ{128}{153}influence de la tradition franรงaise -- Brazilian Museums of Natural History and International Exchanges in the Transition to the 20th Century -- The Pan American Experiment in Eugenics -- Typologie des stratรฉgies dโ{128}{153}expansion en sciences exactes -- Sciences exactes et politique extรฉrieure -- World-Science: How Is the History of World-Science to Be Written? -- Science and the Japanese Empire 1868โ{128}{147}1945: An Overview -- Science and Nationalism in New Granada on the Eve of the Revolution of Independence -- Models of European Scientific Expansion: the Ottoman Empire as a Source of Evidence -- Problems in Science Administration: a Study of the Scientific Surveys in British India 1757โ{128}{147}1900 -- Natural History in Colonial Context: Profit or Pursuit? British Botanical Enterprise in India 1778โ{128}{147}1820 -- The Sociรฉtรฉ Zoologique dโ{128}{153}Acclimatation and the New French Empire: Science and Political Economy -- Patriarchal Science: the Network of the Overseas Pasteur Institutes -- Gรฉographie et colonisation en France durant la Troisiรจme Rรฉpublique (1870โ{128}{147}1940) -- La France et lโ{128}{153}รฉmergence des sciences modernes au Canada franรงais (1900โ{128}{147}1940) -- Autour de la mission franรงaise pour la crรฉation de lโ{128}{153}Universitรฉ de Sรฃo Paulo (1934) -- Yvon Chatelin -- Josรฉ Leite Lopes -- Abdur Rahman -- Nakayama Shigeru -- Juan-Josรฉ Saldaรฑa -- Jean-Jacques Salomon -- Josรฉ Israรซl Vargas -- Unpublished Communications


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