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The scientific savant in nineteenth-century Australia

Author: Roderick Weir Home
Publisher: Canberra : Australian Academy of Science, 1997.
Series: Historical records of Australian science, v. 11, no. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ferdinand Mueller, Baron von; Ferdinand von Müller
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roderick Weir Home
OCLC Number: 39074569
Notes: Special issue to mark the anniversaries of the founding of Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens and the death of Ferdinand von Mueller.
Description: 281-454 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: From Joseph Banks to Joseph Maiden: Towards a Scientific Botanic Garden by Lionel Gilbert --
Alexander von Humboldt and Ferdinand von Mueller's Argument for the Scientific Botanic Garden by Stephen Jeffries --
Ferdinand Mueller: Migration and the Sense of Self by R.W. Home --
Getting to Know Dr. Muller: Accounts of Ferdinand von Muller in Victoria's Mid-Nineteenth-Century German-Language Newspapers by Gabrielle L. McMullen --
The Private Life of a Public Figure: Baron Ferdinand von Mueller, 1825-1896 by Sara Maroske --
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 by P.F. Stevens --
Green Gold: The Riches of Baron Ferdinand von Mueller by James Moore --
Regional Botany in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Australia: Mueller's Murray River Collecting Network by Ken Orchard --
'A Mingled Yarn': Henry Edwards, Thespian and Naturalist, in the Austral Land of Plenty, 1853-1866 by Andrew Brown-May and Tom W. May --
The Fisheries Savant: William Saville-Kent in Victoria, 1887-8 by Anthony J. Harrison --
Forest Industries or Dairy Pastures? Ferdinand von Mueller and the 1885-1893 Royal Commission on Vegetable Products by Warwick Frost and Sarah Harvey --
Nature Study in North America and Australasia, 1890-1945: International Connections and Local Implementations by Sally Gregory Kohlstedt.
Series Title: Historical records of Australian science, v. 11, no. 3.
Responsibility: edited by R.W. Home.

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