Darwin's Armada

Darwin's Armada

Four Voyages and the Battle for the Theory of Evolution

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Cultural historian Iain McCalman tells the stories of Charles Darwin and his most vocal supporters and colleagues: Joseph Hooker, Thomas Huxley, and Alfred Wallace. Beginning with the somber morning of April 26, 1882--the day of Darwin's funeral--Darwin's Armada steps back in time and recounts the lives and scientific discoveries of each of these explorers.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2010
ISBN: 9780393338775
Branch Call Number: 576.8 MCC
Characteristics: 422 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 21 cm

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sc11602
Mar 12, 2013

Absolutely fascinating!
Realistic peek into exploration age where people were pitted against unknown hardships to us today. I highly recommend.

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trix_17
Jun 27, 2011

very interesting. no knowledge of botany required.

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RobertMChaiko
Nov 21, 2009

difficult to follow without a background in botany.

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