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Science and empire in the nineteenth century

Catherine Delmas

Science and empire in the nineteenth century

a journey of imperial conquest and scientific progress

by Catherine Delmas

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Published by Cambridge Scholars in Newcastle upon Tyne .
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    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • Imperialism and science,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [203-214]) and index.

    Statementedited by Catherine Delmas, Christine Vandamme and Donna Spalding Andŕeolle
    ContributionsAndréolle, Donna Spalding
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175.46 .S34 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 220 p. :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24852042M
    ISBN 10144382559X
    ISBN 109781443825597
    LC Control Number2010551500

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