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Science and scientific associations in Eastern Australia, 1820-1890

Hoare, Michael E.


This investigation is concerned with the establishment of science and scientific associations in the four eastern colonies of Australia, commencing with the Philosophical Society of Australasia (1821) and ending with the movement surrounding the formation of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science and other intercolonial organisations for science in the 1880's. With the death of Banks in 1820 there ended the first era of scientific investigation in Australia. In the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1974-06
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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