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Author Tilley, Helen, 1968- author
Title Africa as a living laboratory : empire, development, and the problem of scientific knowledge, 1870-1950 / Helen Tilley
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011
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 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  509.6 T464 2011    AVAILABLE  -  30500101438870
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  Q180.A5 T576 2011    AVAILABLE    30530001301159
Descript xiv, 496 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations, maps (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-483) and index
An imperial laboratory : scientific societies, geopolitics, and territorial acquisitions -- A development laboratory : the African Research Survey, the machinery of knowledge, and imperial coordination -- An environmental laboratory : "native" agriculture, tropical infertility, and ecological models of development -- A medical laboratory : infectious diseases, ecological methods, and modernization -- A racial laboratory : imperial politics, race prejudice, and mental capacity -- An anthropological laboratory : ethnographic research, imperial administration, and magical knowledge -- A living laboratory : ethnosciences, field sciences, and the problem of epistemic pluralism
Subject African Research Survey
Research -- Africa -- History -- 20th century
Research -- Africa -- History -- 21st century
Imperialism and science -- Africa -- History -- 20th century
Imperialism and science -- Africa -- History -- 21st century
Africa -- Research -- History -- 20th century
Africa -- Research -- History -- 21st century
Africa -- Colonization -- History -- 20th century
Africa -- Colonization -- History -- 21st century
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa -- History -- 20th century
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa -- History -- 21st century
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