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John Macmillan Brown

John Macmillan Brown

In 1874 John Macmillan Brown was selected as professor of classics and English, one of three foundation chairs at the newly-established Canterbury College in Christchurch. He gave up teaching classics in 1879 (on the appointment of the first professor in classics) and taught history and political economy.

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Gary Hawke, 'Economic thought - The economics profession', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 February 2024)

Story by Gary Hawke, published 11 Mar 2010