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Nature's Government: Science, British Imperialism and the Improvement of the World

By: Richard Drayton

346 pages, 12 col plates, 32 b/w illus

Yale University Press

Hardback | Jun 2000 | #106369 | ISBN: 0300059760
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Provides a portrait of how the ambitions of the Enlightenment shaped the great age of British power, and how empire changed the British experience and the modern world.

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Richard Drayton is associate professor of history at the University of Virginia.

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