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Author Turnbull, David, 1943- author.

Title Masons, tricksters and cartographers : comparative studies in the sociology of scientific and indigenous knowledge / David Turnbull.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, ©2000.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 263 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Studies in the history of science, technology and medicine
Studies in the history of science, technology, and medicine.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-258) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. 'On with the motley' : the contingent assemblage of knowledge spaces -- ch. 2. Talk, templates and tradition : How the masons built Chartres Cathedral without plans -- ch. 3. Tricksters and cartographers : maps, science and the state in the making of a modern scientific knowledge space -- ch. 4. Pacific navigation : an alternative scientific tradition -- ch. 5. Making malaria curable : extending a knowledge space to create a vaccine -- ch. 6. Messiness and order in turbulence research.
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Subject Knowledge, Sociology of.
Science -- Social aspects.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Science and civilization -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Title Comparative studies in the sociology of scientific and indigenous knowledge
Other Form: Print version: Turnbull, David, 1943- Masons, tricksters and cartographers. London ; New York : Routledge, ©2000 9057024993 9058230015 (DLC) 2002421062 (OCoLC)43633165
ISBN 0203304586 (electronic bk.)
9780203304587 (electronic bk.)
9789058230010 9058230015