Buildings, Books & Beyond : Mechanics’ Worldwide Conference 2004 (2005)
Extent: 430 A4 pages
- 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.