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Title Science and empire in the Atlantic world / edited by James Delbourgo and Nicholas Dew.

Published London : Routledge, [2008]
©2008

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 UniM Bail  509 SCIE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 365 pages
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The Far Side of the Ocean / James Delbourgo, Nicholas Dew 1 -- Section I Networks of Circulation 29 -- Chapter 1 Controlling Knowledge: Navigation, Cartography, and Secrecy in the Early Modern Spanish Atlantic / Alison Sandman 31 -- Chapter 2 Vers la ligne: Circulating Measurements Around the French Atlantic / Nicholas Dew 53 -- Chapter 3 Knowing the Ocean: Benjamin Franklin and the Circulation of Atlantic Knowledge / Joyce E. Chaplin 73 -- Section II Writing the American Book of Nature 97 -- Chapter 4 A New World of Secrets: Occult Philosophy and Local Knowledge in the Sixteenth-Century Atlantic / Ralph Bauer 99 -- Chapter 5 Tropical Empiricism: Making Medical Knowledge in Colonial Brazil / Junia Ferreira Furtado 127 -- Chapter 6 American Climate and the Civilization of Nature / Jan Golinski 153 -- Section III Itineraries of Collection 175 -- Chapter 7 Empiricism in the Spanish Atlantic World / Antonio Barrera-Osorio 177 -- Chapter 8 Fruitless Botany: Joseph de Jussieu's South American Odyssey / Neil Safier 203 -- Chapter 9 Atlantic Competitions: Botany in the Eighteenth-Century Spanish Empire / Daniela Bleichmar 225 -- Section IV Contested Powers 253 -- Chapter 10 Electric Machine in the American Garden / James Delbourgo 255 -- Chapter 11 Diasporic African Sources of Enlightenment Knowledge / Susan Scott Parrish 281 -- Chapter 12 Mesmerism in Saint Domingue: Occult knowledge and Vodou on the Eve of the Haitian Revolution / Francois Regourd 311 -- Afterword: Science, Global Capitalism, and the State / Margaret C. Jacob 333.
Other author Delbourgo, James, 1972-
Dew, Nicholas.
Subject Science -- Social aspects -- America.
Science -- Social aspects -- Europe.
Science and state -- America.
Science and state -- Europe.
Empiricism.
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