Book Volume 10 2017
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Mobilities of Knowledge


ISBN: 978-3-319-44653-0 (Print) 978-3-319-44654-7 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-19

    Mobilities of Knowledge: An Introduction

  3. Circulation, Transfer, and Adaptation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 21-21

    2. Chapter

      Pages 23-50

      Spatial Mobility of Knowledge: Communicating Different Categories of Knowledge

    3. Chapter

      Pages 51-66

      Papermaking: The Historical Diffusion of an Ancient Technique

    4. Chapter

      Pages 67-84

      Circulating Seditious Knowledge: The “Daring Absurdities, Studied Misrepresentations, and Abominable Falsehoods” of William Macintosh

    5. Chapter

      Pages 85-104

      Exploration as Knowledge Transfer: Exhibiting Hidden Histories

    6. Chapter

      Pages 105-121

      The Imprecise Wanderings of a Precise Idea: The Travels of Spatial Analysis

    7. Chapter

      Pages 123-137

      Knowledges in Disciplines and Cities: An Essay on Relations Between Archaeology and Social Sciences

  4. Mediators, Networks, and Learning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 139-139

    2. Chapter

      Pages 141-155

      Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange between Scholars in Britain and the Empire, 1830–1914

    3. Chapter

      Pages 157-183

      Geographies of Selection: Academic Appointments in the British Academic World, 1850–1939

    4. Chapter

      Pages 185-210

      The University of Cambridge, Academic Expertise, and the British Empire, 1885–1962

    5. Chapter

      Pages 211-226

      Geneva, 1919–1945: The Spatialities of Public Internationalism and Global Networks

    6. Chapter

      Pages 227-246

      The Spatial Mobility of Corporate Knowledge: Expatriation, Global Talent, and the World City

    7. Chapter

      Pages 247-268

      Formal Education as a Facilitator of Migration and Integration: A Case Study of Nigerian University Graduates

    8. Chapter

      Pages 269-285

      Trans-knowledge? Geography, Mobility, and Knowledge in Transnational Education

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 287-303