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Published: 02 April 2015

216 Pages


ISBN: 9780199989331

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The Scientific Revolution in Global Perspective

William Burns

  • cutting-edge scholarship that takes an impressively broad scope, including the relation of science to colonial expansion, the slave trade, and the development of racial categories.
  • reveals the wider motivations and global connections of scientific innovation, including the relation of seventeenth-century science to non-European societies.
  • written in a clear, direct style, rich with examples
  • includes seven color maps

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