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Relocating Modern Science

Circulation and the Construction of Knowledge in South Asia and Europe, 1650-1900

by Kapil Raj

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History Of Science,
  • Social history,
  • World history,
  • Sociology Of Science,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • ASIA,
  • Asia - India & South Asia,
  • Europe - General,
  • History,
  • History / World,
  • History : Asia - India & South Asia,
  • History : Europe - General,
  • Science / History,
  • Historiography,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Europe,
  • South Asia

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10194294M
    ISBN 100230507085
    ISBN 109780230507081

    Relocating modern science: circulation and the construction of knowledge in South Asia and Europe, – By RajKapil. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, Pp. xiv + Author: Kapil Raj. Get this from a library! Relocating modern science: circulation and the construction of knowledge in South Asia and Europe, [Kapil Raj] -- Drawing on recent scholarship in the history and sociology of science, as well as in imperial and colonial history, Relocating Modern Science challenges both the belief that modern science was.

      Kapil Raj, in his book, Relocating Modern Science: Circulation and the Construction of Knowledge in South Asia and Europe, (), argues that the construction of scientific knowledge in. This volume is put together in honor of a distinguished historian of science, Kostas Gavroglu, whose work has won international acclaim, and has been pivotal in establishing the discipline of history of science in Greece, its consolidation in other countries of the European Periphery, and the constructive dialogue of these emerging communities with an extended community of .

    The history of science is the study of the development of science, including both the natural and social sciences (the history of the arts and humanities is termed history of scholarship).Science is a body of empirical, theoretical, and practical knowledge about the natural world, produced by scientists who emphasize the observation, explanation, and prediction of real-world phenomena.   In his influential book Relocating Modern Science, Kapil Raj calls for a historiographical revolution in how we deal with the development of ‘western’ sciences, calling for a shift in focus from processes of diffusion from metropole to periphery, towards models of circulation and intercultural encounter in the production of inherently.


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'Relocating Modern Science is an important and thought-provoking book, which will Relocating Modern Science book doubt encourage others to take a similarly un-blinkered approach to understanding scientific encounters in India. The author has done scholarship a great service by demonstrating the inappropriateness in many instances of conventional categories of analysis.'.

'Relocating Modern Science is an important and thought-provoking book, which will no doubt encourage others to take a similarly un-blinkered approach to understanding scientific encounters in India. Relocating Modern Science book author has done scholarship a great service by demonstrating the inappropriateness in many instances of conventional categories of analysis.'Cited by: Relocating Modern Science challenges the belief that modern science was created uniquely in the West and that it was subsequently diffused elsewhere.

Through a detailed analysis of key moments of knowledge construction in botany, cartography, terrestrial surveying, linguistics, scientific education, and colonial administration, it demonstrates the crucial roles of/5.

Relocating Modern Science: Circulation and the Construction of Knowledge in South Asia and Europe, – New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

New York: Palgrave Macmillan. xiii, £Author: Ian Barrow. Drawing on recent scholarship in the history and sociology of science, as well as in imperial and colonial history, Relocating Modern Science challenges both the belief that modern science was created uniquely in the West and the assumption that it was subsequently diffused, or imposed, elsewhere.

Through six chronologically ordered case. Relocating Modern Science challenges the belief that modern science was created uniquely in the West and was subsequently diffused elsewhere. Through a detailed analysis of key moments in the history of science, it demonstrates the crucial roles of circulation and intercultural encounter for their emergence.

Kapil Raj, Relocating Modern Science: Circulation and the Construction of Knowledge in South Asia and Europe, –, New York: Palgrave-Macmillan,p 1.

Raj, Relocating Modern Science, pp 1–2. I borrow the phrase from Martin Jay's study of vision in French thought. See Jay, Downcast Eyes: The Denigration of Vision in Twentieth-Century French. The possibilities raised by Relocating modern science: Circulation and the construction of knowledge in South Asia and Europe, seventeenth to nineteenth centuries for new ways of reading history therefore continue to be immense, demonstrated amply by the tremendous respect that it has received across the board hitherto.

Reading the book several. This book is a stimulating is a polemicist who is confident enough to critique the work of other scholars, which means that his book is a brave one.

Relocating Modern Science is certain to take an important place in the reading lists of scholars and students of.

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Wednesday, October 19 Book Discussion on Relocating Modern Science: Circulation and the Construction of Knowledge in South Asia and Europe, Kapil Raj, Ecole des Hautes Eudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris pm Facilitator: Ajay Skaria. “This volume has something for everyone: science education, modern physics and chemistry, philosophy of science, historiography, technology – the list goes on.

I found Relocating the History of Science to be interesting and on the whole fruitful. 4 Relocating Modern Science called ‘Science and Empire’ studies.6 Historical studies of science outside the West, particularly in India, have thus mainly centred on bringing to light the contributions of non-Western cultures to the ‘ocean of modern science’ on the one hand, and on the diffusion and response to modern science on the other.7File Size: KB.

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Through a detailed analysis of knowledge construction in botany, cartography, terrestrial surveying, linguistics, education and colonial administration, Raj demonstrates the crucial role of intercultural encounter and circulation.

'Relocating Modern Science is an important and thought-provoking book, which will no doubt encourage others to take a similarly un-blinkered approach to understanding scientific encounters in India.

The author has done scholarship a great service by demonstrating the inappropriateness in many instances of conventional categories of analysis.'Author: Kapil Raj.Get this from a library! Relocating modern science: circulation and the construction of knowledge in South Asia and Europe, [Kapil Raj] -- "Drawing on recent scholarship in the history and sociology of science, as well as in imperial and colonial history, Relocating Modern Science challenges both the belief that modern science was.