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Putting Science in Its Place: Geographies of Scientific Knowledge
We are accustomed to thinking of science and its findings as universal. After all, one atom of carbon plus two of oxygen yields carbon dioxide in Amazonia as well as in Alaska; a scientist in Bombay can use the same materials and techniques to challenge the work of a scientist in New York; and of course the laws of gravity apply worldwide. Why, then, should the spaces wher ...more
Hardcover, 244 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by University Of Chicago Press
(first published 2003)
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