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Buildings, Books & Beyond : Mechanics’ Worldwide Conference 2004 (2005)

ISBN: 097560001X
Extent: 430 A4 pages
Price: $20
Available from:

  • Prahran Mechanics’ Institute (10% member discount)

In September 2004 the first international conference of Mechanics’ Institutes was held at Swinburne University, Prahran Campus. A first edition of the proceedings Buildings, Books and Beyond: Mechanics’ Institutes Worldwide Conference 2004 contains over 50 papers (430 A4 pages) about mechanics’ institutes, athenaeums and schools of arts from within Australia and abroad – their buildings, histories, activities, libraries and heritage issues.

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