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Boomgaard, Peter

Empire and Science in the Making

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Peter Boomgaard

2. Science and the Colonial War-State: British India, 1790–1820
David Arnold

3. Collecting and the Pursuit of Scientific Accuracy: The Malaspina Expedition in the Philippines, 1792
Raquel A. G. Reyes

4. Empire without Science? The Dutch Scholarly World and Colonial Science around 1800
Klaas Berkel

5. Why Was There No Javanese Galileo?
Gerry Klinken

6. For the Common Good: Dutch Institutions and Western Scholarship on Indonesia around 1800
Peter Boomgaard

7. “A Religion That Is Extremely Easy and Unusually Light to Take On”: Dutch and English Knowledge of Islam in Southeast Asia, ca. 1595–1811
Michael Laffan

8. A Moral Obligation of the Nation-State: Archaeology and Regime Change in Java and the Netherlands in the Early Nineteenth Century
Marieke Bloembergen, Martijn Eickhoff

9. Meeting Point Deshima: Scholarly Communication between Japan and Europe up till around 1800
Peter Rietbergen

10. Ethnographic Fieldwork in the Dutch Cape Colony at the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century: De Kaffers aan de Zuidkust van Afrika (1810) by Ludwig Alberti
Siegfried Huigen

11. Intellectual Wastelands? Scholarship in and for the Dutch West Indies up to ca. 1800
Gert Oostindie

Keywords: History, Cultural History, European History, Modern History, History of Science, Social History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
Page amount
315 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137334022
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-46251-3

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