Burton, Pamela: Independent scholars

Burton, Pamela

On being an independent scholar‘, Honest History, 25 July 2014

The author, a former Canberra lawyer and now author of two books (From Moree to Mabo: The Mary Gaudron Story, The Waterlow Killings: A Portrait of a Family Tragedy) talks to fellow independent scholars about their approach and about their contribution to the life of the mind. History, including the history of science, features strongly in the subject matter tackled by Australian independent scholars.

An appendix tells the story of the Independent Scholars Association of Australia (ISAA). ISAA is holding its annual conference in Canberra in October. Some of the Australian libraries where independent scholars work.

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