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Scientific aspects of European expansion / edited by William K. Storey.

By: Storey, William K
Language: English Series: An expanding world : the European impact on world history ; 1450-1800. 6Publisher: Aldershot : Variorum, 1996.Description: xxi, 339p. : ill., maps, tables ; 25cm.ISBN: 0860785246
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Includes bibl. notes. - Contents: The spread of western science / G. Bassalla; On visiting the "moving metropolis" / Roy MacLeod; Viajes, comisiones y expediciones científícas españolas sieglo XVIII / Francisco de Solano; Science for political purposes: the Pacific Ocean 1764-1806 / Alan Frost; Seapower and science: the motives for Pacific exploration / D.A. Baugh; Anthropological analysis of exploration texts: Fray Marcos de Niza's journey to Cibola / Daniel T. Reff; Silences and secrets: the hidden agenda of cartography / J.B. Harley; English charting of the River Amazon, c.1595-c.1630 / S. Tyacke; The influence of Father Ricci on Far Eastern cartography / Helen Wallis; Amerindian contributions to the mapping of North America / Louis de Vorsey; Indicators of unacknowledged assimilation from Amerindian maps on Euro-American maps of North America, 1728-29 / C. Malcolm Lewis; Ayurvedic medicine in Goa / J.M. de Figueiredo; The pre-history of modern science in Japan / Y. Kiyosi; Chinese astronomy and the Jesuit mission / Joseph Needham; Western mathematics in China, 17th and 19th century / Catherine Jani; Ottomans and European science / E. Ihsanoglu.