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Preview — Africa as a Living Laboratory by Helen Tilley
Africa as a Living Laboratory: Empire, Development, and the Problem of Scientific Knowledge, 1870-1950
Tropical Africa was one of the last regions of the world to experience formal European colonialism, a process that coincided with the advent of a range of new scientific specialties and research methods. Africa as a Living Laboratory is a far-reaching study of the thorny relationship between imperialism and the role of scientific expertise—environmental, medical, racial, a...more