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Author
Nathan, Simon
Title
The Amazing World of James Hector: Explorer, Geologist, Botanist, Natural Historian, Surgeon
Imprint
Awa Press, Wellington, 2008, 185 pp
ISBN/ISSN
9780958275071
Subject
Chronological Classification 1788-1900 General Works
Description

Contents include: Ian SPEDEN, 'Mapping the Country: New Zealand Geological Survey'; Conal McCARTHY, 'Displaying Natural History: Colonial Museum'; Winsome SHEPHERD and Walter COOK, 'Planting for Posterity: Colonial Botanic Garden', Jock PHILLIPS, 'Forecasting the Weather and Telling the Time: Meteorological Department and Colonial Observatory'; George GIBBS, 'Studying Plants and Animals: New Zealand Biology'; Ewan FORDYCE, 'Unveiling the Past: Vertebrate Fossils'; Simon Nathan, 'Being Honoured: Pioneer Man of Science'.

Source
Cohn 2008

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