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Panel Discussion: Spatial Networks and Geographical Transmission of Ideas

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This panel focuses particularly on the geographical transmission of science and technological ideas.

Matt Butler, “Cosmopolitan Quadrupeds: Cross-Cultural Knowledge Networks and the Globalization of Pedigree Biotechnology”

Elise Juzda, “Racial Theories and Racial Specimens: British Imperial Exchanges in the Nineteenth Century”

Suggested Readings:

Primary Reading: Ian Inkster, ‘Technology in World History: Cultures of Constraint and Innovation, Emulation, and Technology Transfers,’ Comparative Technology Transfer and Society 5 (August, 2007): 108-27.

http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/comparative_technology_transfer_and_society/v005/5.2inkster.pdf

Secondary Reading: Edmund Russell, ‘Evolutionary History: Prospectus for a New Field,’ Environmental History April 2003

http://www.historycooperative.org/journals/eh/8.2/russell.html

This talk is part of the World History Workshop series.

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