English   español  
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10261/199358
Share/Impact:
Statistics
logo share SHARE   Add this article to your Mendeley library MendeleyBASE
Visualizar otros formatos: MARC | Dublin Core | RDF | ORE | MODS | METS | DIDL | DATACITE
Exportar a otros formatos:

Title

Making Tropical Agriculture: Science, Knowledge and Practice in Cuba, 1881–1906

AuthorsFernández-Prieto, Leida
KeywordsCuba
Tropical agriculture
Economic botanic
Knowledge
Cuban Agricultural Experiment Station
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
New York Botanical Garden (NYBG)
Franklin S. Earle
Issue Date2014
PublisherRussian Academy of Sciences
CitationStudies in the History of Biology 2014. Том 6. № 1, 7-25
AbstractFranklin S. Earle was the fi rst director of the Agricultural Experiment Station founded by the Cuban Government in 1904. He was the author of institutional scientifi c design that was the key to breaking the predominance of sugar in Cuban agricultural research. However, the Cuban Government’s choice of Earle de-legitimized a group of agriculturists trained in colonial Cuba. In this paper, I explore the way in which Earle and a group of people conceived scientifi c agricultural knowledge in the years from 1881 to 1906. I analyze the complex and ambiguous relationships between the Cuban agriculturists and two imperial powers, fi rstly with Spain, traditionally ignored by agricultural science historiography and, later, with the United States; as well as when Cuba was a Republic. I also highlight the multiple interests and networks that infl uenced Earle’s work, such as the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and, especially, the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG).
Publisher version (URL)http://shb.nw.ru/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/elibrary_21378227_29184548.pdf
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/199358
ISSN2076-8176
Appears in Collections:(CCHS-IH) Artículos
Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Making tropical agriculture.pdf567,9 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
View/Open
Show full item record
Review this work
 


WARNING: Items in Digital.CSIC are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.