A text which describes the ways that European powers used science and scientific inquiry to enforce their supposed cultural superiority on societies of Africa, Asia and Latin America.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 1991|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
Table of ContentsScientific standards and colonial education in British India and French Senegal, Michael Adas; science, medicine and French colonialism in old-regime Haiti, James E.McClellan III; technology and Imperialism in the Indian context - the case of steamboats 1819-1839, Satpal Sangwan; medical imperialism gone awry - the campaign against legalized prostitution in Latin America, Donna J.Guy; cultural imperialism in old republic Rio de Janeiro - the urban renewal and public health project, Teresa Meade; herbs, knives and plastic - 150 years of abortion in South Africa, Saul Dubow; legends surrounding the German atomic bomb, Mark Walker.