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Published: 01 November 2018

224 Pages | 5 black & white illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526131386

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Science at the end of empire

Experts and the development of the British Caribbean, 1940-62

First Edition

Edited by Sabine Clarke

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • Provides the first full account of British plans for industrial development in the Caribbean after 1940
  • Contributes to a rethinking of the history of development in the mid-twentieth century
  • Produces a new understanding of the role of science in empire by examining the purpose and outcome of the substantial expansion of laboratory research in Britain's colonial empire after 1940
  • Moves from an analysis of policy making at a metropolitan level to debates about the development of the Caribbean that occurred at the level of the region and colony

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