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Emma Darwin : the inspirational wife of a genius

Author: Edna Healey
Publisher: London : Review, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A major biography of Emma Darwin of whom the author writes: 'Darwin's debt to Emma can never be fully estimated. Without her he might have been a clever man who yet achieved nothing'

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Emma Wedgwood Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Emma Wedgwood Darwin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edna Healey
ISBN: 0747262489 9780747262480
OCLC Number: 52357181
Notes: Originally published: London : Headline, 2001.
Description: 372 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. The triple inheritance --
2. The second generation --
3. Childhood --
4. The grand tour --
5. Continental pleasures and country pursuits --
6. The crucial years --
7. 'Better than a dog' --
8. Gower Street --
9. Down House --
10. A flower in the dust --
11. The wider world --
12. The Origin: conception to birth --
13. Into the limelight --
14 An exception to every wife --
15. Silk gowns and galantine --
16. Andante con amore --
17. The last summer --
18. The legacy.
Responsibility: Edna Healey.

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Emma...emerges as a warmly three-dimensional woman in this well-researched life * Sunday Telegraph *

 
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