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  • Alfred Russel Wallace
    Alfred Russel Wallace (English, Paperback) John Van Wyhe

    This volume of newly transcribed letters documents the travels of the Victorian naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace in the Malay Archipelago, during which he famously discovered natural selection independently of Darwin. Vivid with detail, the letters are fully annotated and accompanied by an introduction with a newly reconstructed itinerary.

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  • Alfred Russel Wallace
    Alfred Russel Wallace (English, Hardback) Sir David Attenborough

    This volume of newly transcribed letters documents the travels of the Victorian naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace in the Malay Archipelago, during which he famously discovered natural selection independently of Darwin. Vivid with detail, the letters are fully annotated and accompanied by an introduction with a newly reconstructed itinerary.

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  • Charles Darwin In Cambridge: The Most Joyful Years
    Charles Darwin In Cambridge: The Most Joyful Years (English, Paperback) John Van Wyhe

    Charles Darwin's years as a student at the University of Cambridge were some of the most important and formative of his life. Thereafter he always felt a particular affection for Cambridge. For a time he even considered a Cambridge professorship as a career and sent three of his sons there to be educated. Unfortunately the remaining traces of what Darwin actually did and experienced in Cambridge...

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  • The Annotated Malay Archipelago by Alfred Russel Wallace
    The Annotated Malay Archipelago by Alfred Russel Wallace (English, Paperback) John Van Wyhe

    Wallace's Malay Archipelago is a classic account of the travels of a Victorian naturalist through island Southeast Asia. It has been loved by readers ever since its publication in 1869. Despite numerous modern reprints with appreciative introductions, this is the first - and long overdue - annotated edition in English....

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  • Dispelling The Darkness: Voyage In The Malay Archipelago And The Discovery Of Evolution By Wallace And Darwin
    Dispelling The Darkness: Voyage In The Malay Archipelago And The Discovery Of Evolution By Wallace And Darwin (English, Paperback) John Van Wyhe

    ?The facts of variability, of the struggle for existence, of adaptation to conditions, were notorious enough; but none of us had suspected that the road to the heart of the species problem lay through them, until Darwin and Wallace dispelled the darkness.? T H Huxley (1887) Charles Darwin remains one of the most famous scientists in history. His life and work have been intensively investigated by...

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  • Dispelling The Darkness: Voyage In The Malay Archipelago And The Discovery Of Evolution By Wallace And Darwin
    Dispelling The Darkness: Voyage In The Malay Archipelago And The Discovery Of Evolution By Wallace And Darwin (English, Hardback) John Van Wyhe

    ?The facts of variability, of the struggle for existence, of adaptation to conditions, were notorious enough; but none of us had suspected that the road to the heart of the species problem lay through them, until Darwin and Wallace dispelled the darkness.? T H Huxley (1887) Charles Darwin remains one of the most famous scientists in history. His life and work have been intensively investigated by...

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  • Charles Darwin In Cambridge: The Most Joyful Years
    Charles Darwin In Cambridge: The Most Joyful Years (English, Hardback) John Van Wyhe

    Charles Darwin's years as a student at the University of Cambridge were some of the most important and formative of his life. Thereafter he always felt a particular affection for Cambridge. For a time he even considered a Cambridge professorship as a career and sent three of his sons there to be educated. Unfortunately the remaining traces of what Darwin actually did and experienced in Cambridge...

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  • Charles Darwin's Notebooks from the Voyage of the Beagle
    Charles Darwin's Notebooks from the Voyage of the Beagle (English, Hardback) Gordon Chancellor

    The first full edition of the notebooks Darwin used during his Beagle voyage, surviving as priceless documents in scientific history.

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  • Charles Darwin's Shorter Publications, 1829-1883
    Charles Darwin's Shorter Publications, 1829-1883 (English, Hardback) John Van Wyhe

    Annotated with original illustrations, this valuable text brings together all known shorter publications, letters and journals written by Charles Darwin.

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  • Phrenology and the Origins of Victorian Scientific Naturalism
    Phrenology and the Origins of Victorian Scientific Naturalism (English, Hardback) John Van Wyhe

    Through a reassessment of phrenology, Phrenology and the Origins of Victorian Scientific Naturalism sheds light on all kinds of works in Victorian Britain and America which have previously been unnoticed or were simply referred to with a vague 'naturalism of the times' explanation. It is often assumed that the scientific naturalism familiar in late nineteenth century writers such as T.H. Huxley...

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  • Darwin
    Darwin (Hardback) John Van Wyhe

    Provides an overview of Charles Darwin's life and theory of evolution. This work traces Darwin's life from his childhood in Shrewsbury through his education before his life-changing voyage on board HMS Beagle as a naturalist. It explains his great work, "On the Origin of Species", as well as his many other revolutionary works.

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  • Darwin
    Darwin (Hardback) Dr John van Wyhe

    Over 160 stunning images and illustrations are included within Darwin, ranging from personal diary entries (such as those he made when deciding whether to marry or not), letters and handwritten notes, as well as sketches from Darwin's famous works.

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  • The Darwin Experience
    The Darwin Experience (English, Hardback) John Van Wyhe

    Celebrating both the bicentennial of Charles Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the electrifying publication of On the Origin of Species, here's the story of the man and the theory that opened a new chapter in the history of science?transformed into an engaging interactive experience that invites readers to unfold natural selection, evolution, and their challenging implications just as...

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