Empire and science in the making : Dutch colonial scholarship in comparative global perspective, 1760-1830 / edited by Peter Boomgaard.

Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
First edition.
Published/​Created
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Description
xi, 302 pages ; 23 cm.

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Editor
Series
Palgrave studies in the history of science and technology [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: From the Mundane to the Sublime : Science, Empire, and the Enlightenment, 1760s-1820s / Peter Boomgaard -- Science and the Colonial War-State : British India, 1790-1820 / David Arnold -- Collecting and the Pursuit of Scientific Accuracy : The Malaspina Expedition in the Philippines, 1792 / Raquel Reyes -- Empire without Science? : The Dutch Scholarly World and Colonial Science around 1800 / Klaas van Berkel -- Why Was There no Javanese Galileo? / Gerry van Klinken -- For the Common Good : Dutch Institutions and Western Scholarship on Indonesia around 1800 / Peter Boomgaard -- "A Religion that is Extremely Easy and Unusually Light to Take On" : Dutch and English Knowledge of Southeast Asian Islam, ca. 1595-1811 / Michael Laffan -- A National Obligation : Archaeological Research and Regime Change in Java and the Netherlands in the Early Nineteenth Century / Marieke Bloembergen and Martijn Eickhoff -- Meeting Point Deshima : Scholarly Communication between Japan and Europe to around 1800 / Peter Rietbergen -- The First Dutch Ethnographic Monograph : De Kaffers aan de Zuidkust van Afrika (1810) by Lodewyk Alberti / Siegfried Huigen -- Intellectual Wastelands? : Scholarship in and for the Dutch West Indies up to ca. 1800 / Gert Oostindie.
ISBN
  • 9781137334015 (hardback : alkaline paper)
  • 1137334010 (hardback : alkaline paper)
LCCN
2013035038
OCLC
857356632
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