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The Resource A commonwealth of knowledge : science, sensibility, and white South Africa, 1820-2000, Saul Dubow

A commonwealth of knowledge : science, sensibility, and white South Africa, 1820-2000, Saul Dubow

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A commonwealth of knowledge : science, sensibility, and white South Africa, 1820-2000
Title
A commonwealth of knowledge
Title remainder
science, sensibility, and white South Africa, 1820-2000
Statement of responsibility
Saul Dubow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first full study of the relationship of knowledge to national identity formation in modern South Africa. It explores how the cultivation of knowledge served to support white political ascendancy and claims to nationhood. Elegantly written and wide ranging, the book addresses major themes in both South African and comparative imperial historiography. - ;A Commonwealth of Knowledge addresses the relationship between social and scientific thought, colonial identity, and political power in nineteenth- and twentieth-century South Africa. It hinges on the tension between colonial knowled
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Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dubow, Saul
Dewey number
305.83/936
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DT1756
LC item number
.D83 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whites
  • National characteristics, South African
  • Nationalism
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
  • Science
  • Science
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Intellectual life
  • National characteristics, South African
  • Nationalism
  • Politics and government
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Race relations
  • Science
  • Science
  • Whites
  • South Africa
Label
A commonwealth of knowledge : science, sensibility, and white South Africa, 1820-2000, Saul Dubow
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-290) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Literary and Scientific Institutions in the Nineteenth-Century Cape Colony -- Of Special Colonial Interest: The Cape Monthly Magazine and the Circulation of Ideas -- Colonialism, Imperialism, Constitutionalism -- Science and South Africanism -- A Commonwealth of Knowledge -- Conclusion: The Renationalization of Knowledge?
Control code
99800768
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 296 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429459532
Lccn
2006021303
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)99800768
Label
A commonwealth of knowledge : science, sensibility, and white South Africa, 1820-2000, Saul Dubow
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-290) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Literary and Scientific Institutions in the Nineteenth-Century Cape Colony -- Of Special Colonial Interest: The Cape Monthly Magazine and the Circulation of Ideas -- Colonialism, Imperialism, Constitutionalism -- Science and South Africanism -- A Commonwealth of Knowledge -- Conclusion: The Renationalization of Knowledge?
Control code
99800768
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 296 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429459532
Lccn
2006021303
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)99800768

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