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

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

Label
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
  • 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
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dubow, Saul
Dewey number
  • 303.4830968
  • 305.83/936
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DT1756
LC item number
.D83 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whites
  • National characteristics, South African
  • Nationalism
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Science
  • Science
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
Label
A commonwealth of knowledge : science, sensibility, and white South Africa, 1820-2000, Saul Dubow, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-290) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Literary and Scientific Institutions in the Nineteenth-Century Cape Colony; 2. 'Of Special Colonial Interest': The Cape Monthly Magazine and the Circulation of Ideas; 3. Colonialism, Imperialism, Constitutionalism; 4. Science and South Africanism; 5. A Commonwealth of Knowledge; 6. Conclusion: The Renationalization of Knowledge?; Select Bibliography; Index;
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (309 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429459532
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000471481
  • (EBL)415035
  • (OCoLC)476239418
  • (SSID)ssj0000125644
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11133834
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000125644
  • (PQKBWorkID)10027771
  • (PQKB)10778293
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC415035
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000471481
Label
A commonwealth of knowledge : science, sensibility, and white South Africa, 1820-2000, Saul Dubow, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-290) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Literary and Scientific Institutions in the Nineteenth-Century Cape Colony; 2. 'Of Special Colonial Interest': The Cape Monthly Magazine and the Circulation of Ideas; 3. Colonialism, Imperialism, Constitutionalism; 4. Science and South Africanism; 5. A Commonwealth of Knowledge; 6. Conclusion: The Renationalization of Knowledge?; Select Bibliography; Index;
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (309 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429459532
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000471481
  • (EBL)415035
  • (OCoLC)476239418
  • (SSID)ssj0000125644
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11133834
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000125644
  • (PQKBWorkID)10027771
  • (PQKB)10778293
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC415035
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000471481

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