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Science and Empire in the 19th Century

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This book examines the role of science in the XIXth and early XXth centuries, in the context of British imperialism and the rise of the American empire, as a way to fulfil a quest for knowledge, a tool in the exploration of foreign lands, discourse on and representations of otherness, as well as a source of anguish and questioning. The fields of research are human and social sciences, racial theories, natural sciences, in specialised or popularised works, in travel narratives and literary texts.
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hal-00981261 , version 1 (21-04-2014)

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Catherine Delmas, Donna Spalding Andreolle, Christine Vandamme (Dir.). Science and Empire in the 19th Century. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 220 p., 2010, 918-1-4438-2559-7. ⟨hal-00981261⟩

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