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The scientific savant in nineteenth century Australia

Author: Ferdinand von Mueller; Peter F Stevens
Publisher: Canberra : Australian Academy of Science, 1997.
Series: Historical records of Australian science, v. 11, no. 3.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Scientific savant in nineteenth century Australia.
Canberra : Australian Academy of Science, 1997
(OCoLC)609924053
Online version:
Scientific savant in nineteenth century Australia.
Canberra : Australian Academy of Science, 1997
(OCoLC)629812454
Named Person: Ferdinand von Mueller
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ferdinand von Mueller; Peter F Stevens
OCLC Number: 38497333
Description: p. 281-454 : ill., 1 map ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. From Joseph Banks to Joseph Maiden: towards a Scientific Botanic Garden / Lionel Gilbert --
2. Alexander von Humboldt and Ferdinand von Mueller's argument for the Scientific Botanic Garden / Stephen Jeffries --
3. Ferdinand Mueller: migration and the sense of self / R.W. Home --
4. Getting to know Dr. Mueller: accounts of Ferdinand von Mueller in Victoria's mid-nineteenth-century German language newspapers / Gabrielle L. McMullen --
5. The private life of a public figure: Baron Ferdinand von Mueller, 1825-1896 / Sara Maroske --
6. J.D. Hooker, George Bentham, Asa Gray and Ferdinand Mueller on species limits in theory and practice: a mid- nineteenth-century debate and its repercussions / P.F. Stevens --
7. Green gold: the riches of Baron Ferdinand von Mueller / James Moore --
8. Regional botany in mid-nineteenth-century Australia: Mueller's Murray River collecting network / Ken Orchard --
9. 'A Mingled Yarn': Henry Edwards, thespian and naturalist, in the Austral land of plenty, 1853-1866 / Andrew Brown-May and Tom W. May --
10. The fisheries savant: William Saville-Kent in Victoria, 1887-8 / Anthony J. Harrison --
11. Forest industries or dairy pastures? Ferdinand von Mueller and the 1885-1893 Royal commission on vegetable products / Warwick Frost and Sarah Harvey --
12. Nature study in North America and Australasia, 1890-1945: international connections and local implementations / Sally Gregory Kohlstedt.
Series Title: Historical records of Australian science, v. 11, no. 3.
Responsibility: edited by R.W. Home.

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