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The Alfred Russel Wallace reader : a selection of writings from the field

Author: Alfred Russel Wallace; Jane R Camerini
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.
Series: Center books in natural history.
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Alfred Russel Wallace was an English naturalist and pioneer evolutionist who researched biological diversity through extensive exploration and travel. This study seeks to reintroduce Wallace to a general readership.
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Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913.
Alfred Russel Wallace reader.
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606806281
Named Person: Alfred Russel Wallace; Alfred Russel Wallace; Alfred Russel Wallace
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Russel Wallace; Jane R Camerini
ISBN: 0801867819 9780801867811 0801867894 9780801867897
OCLC Number: 45804777
Description: xix, 219 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Biographical sketch --
Wales --
The Amazon --
The Malay Archipelago --
The World.
Series Title: Center books in natural history.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by Jane R. Camerini ; [foreword by David Quammen].
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Long overshadowed by his contemporaries Charles Darwin and Thomas H. Huxley, Alfred Russel Wallace was an English naturalist and pioneer evolutionist who researched biological diversity through  Read more...

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"[Jane Camerini]... is probably best known for her informative papers on 'Wallace's Line'... These papers, and others on Wallace and 19th-century biogeography, well qualify her to edit this eclectic Read more...

 
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