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Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 345-346
Heading: Kotzebue`s Voyage Round the World
Category: Geography   History   The Americas   California   Polynesia   Social Anthropology   
Topic: The Radack Islands.--Dramatic Representation of a Battle. Californian Mode of Conversion. Maouna; its People and Fashions. [An editorial note says that a translation of Kotzebue`s work is in preparation; in the meantime the Athenaeum has got an advance copy through "our Foreign Correspondence" and intends to publish further extracts]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 346-347
Heading: University Memoranda. To the Editor of the Athenaeum. Gottingen, 6 May, 1830
Category: Education   Europe   Social Sciences   Statistics   Medicine   Medical Profession   Women   Mathematics   Natural History   Historical Sciences   Philology   Archaeology   
Topic: [Report from the University of Gottingen, comparing university provision in the Netherlands, Prussia, Russia and Germany. Two successful accounts of female doctors are given, Erxleben and Wyttenbach]
Institution: University of Gottingen   University of Halle   University of Marburg   University of Bonn   University of Giessen   University of Munich   University of Leyden   University of Louvain   University of Liege   University of Utrecht   University of Ghent   University of Groningen   University of Dorpat   University of Kiel   
Letter, 06/05/1830 Signed: "K".

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 347
Heading: Royal College of Physicians. Monday, May 31
Topic: 1. [...]Chevallier on the means of relieving habitual constipation by smaller doses of aperient medicines, than those frequently prescribed... 2. [...]Russell, on the use of "Piperine" in intermittent fever... 3. [ "On the tables" were specimens in natural history: "two of the duck-billed platypus", two porcupine fish and a dried, tattoed human head] 4. [A wax model was exhibited, "a representation of a fatty tumour of the nates"]
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   
Paper[s], 31/05/1830
Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 347
Heading: Royal Society. Thursday, May 27
Category: Medicine   Urogenital System   Professional Ethics   Science   
Topic: [Refers to the argument which was only alluded to in the last Royal Society report (Issue 134, May 20, 1830): a "stormy sitting" had been expected because of "the charges which had been made against the management of the society, by some of the members in-doors, and by Mr. Babbage..." Then business carried on. Dr. Roget read "the communication from Mr. Costello on Lithotrity"]
Person: BABBAGE   ROGET, Dr.   COSTELLO   SABINE, Capt.   NORTHAMPTON, Marquis of   WYATVILLE, Sir Jeffrey   PUSEY, P.   WOOD, J. (of the Trinity House)   WATSON   
Institution: Royal Society   
Report, 27/05/1830
Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 350
Category: Periodicals   Printing   Communication   Europe   
Topic: [New (liberal) journal to be published in Perpignan]

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 350
Heading: Aurora Borealis, Para 15
Category: Physics   Magnetism   Electromagnetism   Meteorology   Climatology   
Topic: [A description of the aurora borealis seen at St. Petersburg on the 5th May, 1830]

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 350
Heading: Japan, Para 12
Category: Geography   Japan   Psychology   Sociology   Public Opinion   Politics   
Topic: [Kotzebue attributes the insularity of the Japanese people to repression by a despotic government]

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 350
Heading: Post-office Revenue, U.S., Para 20
Category: Statistics   Public Administration   Communication   Post   
Topic: [Statistics on the revenue got from postage and the expense of collection over a widespread empty area]

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 350
Heading: Powers of the French Press, Para 6
Category: Periodicals   Printing   Communication   Statistics   
Topic: [Amount of printed material generated in France between the introduction of printing and 1814]

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 350
Heading: Public Lands, United States, Para 19
Category: Statistics   Social Sciences   Geography   History   North America   
Topic: [Statistics on American land "wrested from the Indians"]

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 350
Heading: Soil of Holland, Para 17
Category: Geology   Stratigraphy   Marine Formations   
Topic: The great deposit of earthy matter, which constitutes the bottom to the soil of Holland, is probably more than 300 feet deep. [A vessel was discovered at 82 feet and lower still, the bones of a Cachalot (sperm-whale)]

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