Faculty of Arts
HISTORY 709 A & B
Science and Society: Comparative Studies 1840-1950
The history of science and technology in New Zealand from a comparative perspective. Themes include science and colonisation, the increasing status of scientific expertise, the development of institutions such as museums and botanical gardens in which scientific work and public participation (or the professional and the popular) intersect, science and technology in agriculture.
To complete this course students must enrol in HISTORY 709 A and B.