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Triumph of the expert [electronic resource] : Agrarian doctrines of development and the legacies of British colonialism / Joseph Morgan Hodge.

Author:
Hodge, Joseph Morgan, 1965- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2007.
Description:
1 online resource (xiv, 402 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations.
Series:
Ohio University Press series in ecology and history. [More in this series]
Summary note:
The most striking feature of British colonialism in the twentieth century was the confidence it expressed in the use of science and expertise, especially when joined with the new bureaucratic capacities of the state, to develop natural and human resources of the empire. Triumph of the Expert is a history of British colonial doctrine and its contribution to the emergence of rural development and environmental policies in the late colonial and postcolonial period. Joseph Morgan Hodge examines the way that development as a framework of ideas and institutional practices emerged out of the str.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-394) and index.
Source of description:
Print version record.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History
ISBN:
  • 9780821442265 ((electronic bk.))
  • 0821442260 ((electronic bk.))
  • ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
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