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Re: World History of Science and Technology Bibliography

Hi Eric,

This book really fits more into the field of imperial history, but Mark Harrison's Medicine in an Age of Commerce and Empire: Britain and its Tropical Colonies, 1660-1830 (OUP, 2010) was recently recommended to me. 

The central premise is that the experiences of British medical practitioners in the colonies (most especially in tropical regions) had a profound impact on metropolitan medicine. It may be worth a look.

CFP: Histories of Dealing with Diverse Identities from Antiquity to 1989 (Tel-Aviv, 6-8 July 2015)

Call for Papers:  Histories of Dealing with Diverse Identities from Antiquity to 1989, Multi-Session Workshop, 8th Equality, Diversity and Inclusion International Conference  (EDI), Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 6-8 July 2015

           http://www.edi-conference.org/

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