Scientific Advice for British India: Imperial Perceptions and Administrative Goals, 1898—1923

  title={Scientific Advice for British India: Imperial Perceptions and Administrative Goals, 1898—1923},
  author={Roy M. Macleod},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  pages={343 - 384}
  • R. Macleod
  • Published 1 May 1975
  • Economics
  • Modern Asian Studies
In recent years there has been a continuing effort to place the history of scientific activity in Europe firmly in the political, economic and social contexts in which ideas and institutions have developed. Hitherto, however, comparatively little attention has been paid to the development of scientific institutions in the European colonial empires, or to the role of scientific activity in the commercial exploitation, civil government, or political development of individual countries. 
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