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Evolution's captain : the dark fate of the man who sailed Charles Darwin around the world

Author: Peter Nichols
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Follows the story of Robert FitzRoy, the captain of the HMS Beagle, who enlisted Charles Darwin for a journey originally intended to return natives to their homeland and whose fundamentalist views clashed with those of Darwin.
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Named Person: Robert Fitzroy; Charles Darwin; Robert Fitzroy; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Robert Fitzroy; Robert Fitzroy; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Nichols
ISBN: 006008877X 9780060088774
OCLC Number: 51942721
Description: 336 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Peter Nichols.
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Follows the story of Robert FitzRoy, the captain of the HMS Beagle, who enlisted Charles Darwin for a journey originally intended to return natives to their homeland and whose fundamentalist views clashed with those of Darwin.

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