ERIC Number: EJ528472
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Botany, Chemistry, and Tropical Development.
Headrick, Daniel R.
Journal of World History, v7 n1 p1-20 Spr 1996
Examines the role played by botany and chemistry in the development, exploitation, and later deterioration of tropical economies. Although near equals in 19th-century international trade, the development of synthetics by European scientists in the early 20th century crippled the tropical economies. Research, innovation, and investment protected Malaysia. (MJP)
Descriptors: Botany, Chemical Industry, Chemistry, Colonialism, Cultural Interrelationships, Culture Contact, Economic Development, Economic Impact, Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Higher Education, Imperialism, International Relations, International Trade, Science and Society, Scientific Research, Technological Advancement, World History
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Location: Malaysia