Gascoigne, John

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GASCOIGNE, John. Australian, b. 1951. Genres: Education, History. Career: University of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, lecturer in history, 1977-78; University of New South Wales, Kensington, Australia, tutor, 1980-84, lecturer, 1984-89, senior lecturer in history, 1989-96, associate professor, 1997-. Publications: Cambridge in the Age of the Enlightenment, 1989; Joseph Banks and the English Enlightenment: Useful Knowledge and Polite Cultural, 1994; Science in the Service of Empire: Joseph Banks, the British State and the Uses of Science in the Age of Revolution, 1998; Science, Politics and Universities of Europe, 1999. Address: School of History, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia. Online address: [email protected]