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Charles Darwin in Australia

Author: F W Nicholas; J M Nicholas
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : Anniversary edView all editions and formats
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Drawing upon Darwin's diary, this lavishly illustrated book traces Darwin's travels in Australia in 1836.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: F W Nicholas; J M Nicholas
ISBN: 9780521728676 0521728673
OCLC Number: 269434435
Description: xx, 260 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Foreword James Moore; List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; A note on the transcriptions; 1. Introduction; 2. Arrival in Sydney and a trip across the Blue Mountains; 3. Return from Bathurst and impressions of Sydney; 4. Hobart and environs; 5. King George Sound and farewell to Australia; 6. Postscript; Appendix: summary of documents relating to Darwin's visit to Australia; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: F.W. Nicholas & J.M. Nicholas ; with illustrations and additional commentary from other members of the Beagle's company including Conrad Martens, Augustus Earle, Captain FitzRoy, Philip Gidley King, and Syms Covington.
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'... fascinating and extremely readable narrative ... This is an elegant, informative and well-produced book ... it is a credit to the authors and the publishers. I unreservedly commend it to anyone Read more...

 
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Charles Darwin in Australia

by wppalmer (WorldCat user published 2013-01-12) Very Good Permalink

Review of Charles Darwin in Australia by F. W. & J. M. Nicholas, published by Cambridge University Press in 2002.

Reviewed by Dr W. P. Palmer

This is a well-written and scholarly book that describes Charles Darwin's brief visits to various parts of Australia between January...
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