Science, culture, and modern state formation

by Patrick Carroll

Publisher: University of California Press in Berkeley

Written in English
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  • Europe, Western

Subjects:

  • Science and state -- Europe, Western -- History -- Philosophy,
  • Science -- Social aspects -- Europe, Western -- History -- Philosophy,
  • Science and industry -- Europe, Western -- History -- Philosophy,
  • Engineering and state -- Europe, Western -- History -- Philosophy,
  • Engineering -- Social aspects -- Europe, Western -- History -- Philosophy

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPatrick Carroll.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ125 .C3835 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3410897M
ISBN 100520247531
LC Control Number2005026929

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He provides, and lays out in rich detail, the historical development of a modern state rooted in a new 'engineering culture' that emerged in the 17th-century, and demonstrates the inextricable connection between modern science and the Cited by:   Science, Culture, and Modern State Formation, This well-written, tightly argued and modern state formation book takes an uncommon setting, Ireland under British colonial occupation in the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries, to demonstrate how science, medicine and technology are central and indispensable forces in modern state formation.

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