Relocating Modern Science challenges the belief that modern science was created uniquely in the West and was subsequently diffused elsewhere. Through a detailed analysis of key moments in the history of science, it demonstrates the crucial roles of circulation and intercultural encounter for their emergence.
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(216mm x 140mm x 20mm)
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Author Biography - Kapil Raj
KAPIL RAJ teaches at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris and is a member of the Centre Alexandre Koyre for the History of Science. He has published extensively on knowledge construction through processes of intercultural encounter and is currently working on a book on the urban and intellectual dynamics of Calcutta in the 18th century.