National identity : the role of science and technology / edited by Carol E. Harrison and Ann Johnson.

[2009], ©2009
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Role of science and technology


Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, [2009], ©2009.

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308 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.


Introduction : science and national identity / Carol E. Harrison and Ann Johnson -- The new Rome : infrastructure and national identity on the Canal du Midi / Chandra Mukerji -- Projections of the revolutionary nation : French expeditions in the Pacific, 1791-1803 / Carol E. Harrison -- Material experiments : environment and engineering institutions in the early American republic / Ann Johnson -- The children's republic of science in the antebellum literature of Samuel Griswold Goodrich and Jacob Abbott / Katherine Pandora -- Points critical : Russia, Ireland, and science at the boundary / Michael D. Gordin -- Germans in Russia : Cold War, technology transfer, and national identity / Asif A. Siddiqi -- Communicating the north : scientific practice and Canadian postwar identity / Edward Jones-Imhotep -- The coproduction of neutral science and neutral state in Cold War Europe : Switzerland and international scientific cooperation, 1951-69 / Bruno J. Strasser -- "Signs of the times" : medicine and nationhood in British India / Pratik Chakrabarti -- MIT-trained Swadeshis : MIT and Indian nationalism, 1880-1947 / Ross Bassett -- Taking to the field : geological fieldwork and national identity in republican China / Grace Yen Shen -- Justice, geography, and steel : technology and national identity in Indonesian industrialization / Suzanne Moon -- European experiments / Alfred Nordmann.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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