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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.

  • Lightman, Bernard V., 1950-
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Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013.

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xxi, 339 pages : Illustrations ; 24 cm.


Includes bibliographical references and index.


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 -- Anthologizing the book of nature : the circulation of knowledge and 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- Implications for history of science / Sundar Sarukkai.


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