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Evolution's captain : the story of the kidnapping that led to Charles Darwin's voyage aboard the "Beagle"

Author: Peter Nichols
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2004, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Perennial 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 as a companion for a journey originally intended to return natives to their homeland. His  Read more...

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Named Person: Robert Fitzroy; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Robert Fitzroy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Nichols
ISBN: 0060088788 9780060088781
OCLC Number: 56035191
Description: 336 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Peter Nichols.

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Marvelous...a fascinating and expert amalgam of history, science, anthropology and adventure. --Derek Lundy, author of The Way of a Ship"

 
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