Travels of learning : a geography of science in Europe

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  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Travels of learning: introductory remarks / Ana Simões, Ana Carniero, and Maria Paula Diogo -- A periphery between two centres?: Portugal in the scientific route from Europe to China / Henrique Leitõ -- Scientific travels of the Greek scholars in the eighteenth century / Manolis Patiniotis -- Yirmisekiz Mehmed Çelebi's travelogue and the wonders that make a scientific centre / Berna Kilinç -- Emmanuel Mendes da Costa (1717-1791): a case study in scientific reputation / Rhodri Hayward -- Embodied skills and travelling savants: experimental chemistry in eighteenth-century Sweden and England / Brian Dolan -- Constructing the centre from the periphery: Spanish travellers to France at the time of the chemical revolution / Antonio García Belmar, José Ramón Bertomeu Sánchez -- Under the banner of Catalan industry: scientific journeys and technology transfer in nineteenth-century Barcelona / Agustí Nieto-Galan -- Travelling interchanges between the Russian empire and Western Europe: travels of engineers during the first half of the nineteenth century / Irina Gouzévitch and Dmitri Gouzévitch -- Babbage, the analytical engine and the Turin academy of sciences / Marco Segala -- The role of travels in the internationalisation of nineteenth-century Portuguese geological science / Ana Carniero ... [et al.] -- Discovering Switzerland: internationalisation of Nordic students prior to World War II / Timo Myllyntaus -- Accommodation to a new centre: Albert Szent-Györgyi's trip to the Soviet Union / Gábor Palló
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