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Colonial Technology: Science and the Transfer of Innovation to Australia

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Australia has always imported overseas technology, largely out of necessity, but has this been exploitative, fostering a relationship of dependence, or used to Australia's advantage? Jan Todd explores this question in the context of nineteenth-century science. In her important study, Todd argues that the technology transfer was far more complex than has been widely acknowledged. She shows that technology systems reflect national characteristics, institutions and priorities, drawing general conclusions about Australian ...

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Colonial Technology: Science and the Transfer of Innovation to Australia
2009, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521109840

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Colonial Technology: Science and the Transfer of Innovation to Australia
1995, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521461382

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