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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