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1Hau‘ofa, Epeli, ‘Our sea of islands’, Contemporary Pacific (1994) 6, pp. 147–161.
2 For an interpretation of traditions of knowledge as part of the living and material Pacific see Sivasundaram, Sujit, ‘Science’, in Armitage, David and Bashford, Alison (eds.), Pacific Histories: Lands, Oceans, People, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, pp. 237–262.
3Goldingham, John, ‘Report on the Length of the Pendulum at the Equator’, in Goldingham, (ed.), Madras Observatory Papers, Madras: Government of Madras, 1826, quotations below, 113–114. See also ‘Scientific Expedition to the Equator, Instructions’, dated 2 July 1822, Fort St George, India Office Records, P/245/33, British Library.
4 For recent examples see Sivasundaram, Sujit, ‘Sciences and the global: on methods, questions, and theory’, Isis (2010) 101, pp. 146–158; Seth, Suman, ‘Colonial history and postcolonial science studies’, Radical History Review (2017) 127, pp. 63–85; Prasad, Amit, ‘West-centric divide, global health, and postcolonial intervention’, Science & Technology Studies (2017) 30, pp. 66–74; Safier, Neil, ‘Global knowledge on the move: itineraries, Amerindian narratives, and deep histories of science’, Isis (2010) 101, pp. 133–145; Norton, Marcy, ‘Subaltern technologies and early modernity in the Atlantic world’, Colonial Latin American Review (2017) 26, pp. 18–38; or Gómez, Pablo F., The Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.
5 For classic criticisms of historicism see Trouillot, Michel-Rolph, Silencing the Past: Power and the Production of History, Boston: Beacon Press, 1995; or Chakrabarty, Dipesh, ‘The muddle of modernity’, American Historical Review (2011) 116, pp. 663–675.
6 Among many others, Subrahmanyam, Sanjay, ‘Connected histories: notes towards a reconfiguration of early modern Eurasia’, Modern Asian Studies (1997) 31, pp. 735–762; or Raj, Kapil, Relocating Modern Science: Circulation and the Construction of Knowledge in South Asia and Europe, 1650–1900, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
7 ‘Bugis nautical chart of Southeast Asia’, ink on vellum, Utrecht University Library, VIII.C.a.2. For some further information on Bugis maps see Schwartzberg, Joseph E., ‘Southeast Asian nautical maps’, in Harley, J.B. and Woodward, David (eds.), The History of Cartography: Cartography in the Traditional East and Southeast Asian Societies, vol. 2, Book 2, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1994, pp. 828–838; and for a recent interpretation see van Egmond, Marco, ‘Buginese charts: typical cartographic encounters between East and West’, in Storms, Martijn, Cams, Mario, Demhardt, Imre Josef and Ormeling, Ferjan (eds.), Mapping Asia: Cartographic Encounters Between East and West, Cham: Springer, 2019, pp. 41–58.
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