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In the wake of the Beagle : science in the southern oceans from the age of Darwin

Author: Iain McCalman; Nigel Erskine
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. : UNSW Press, 2009.
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Strange as it may seem, the long wake of the tiny HMS Beagle stretches from the nineteenth century into the future of our globe. Charles Darwin spent only three months in Australia, but Australasia and the Pacific contributed to his evolutionary thinking in a variety of ways.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain McCalman; Nigel Erskine
ISBN: 9781921410949 1921410949
OCLC Number: 277140480
Description: 192 p. ; ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 23 x 25 cm.
Contents: 'An equal wide survey': The evolution of a tradition : Charles Darwin and the Australian web / Nigel Erskine ; Art and exploration / Richard Neville --
Science on land and sea: Well salted in early life : Darwin, Hooker and Huxley, scientists at sea / Iain McCalman ; A Gunn and two Hookers : friendships that shaped science / Jim Endersby ; John MacGillivray : merits all his own / Sophie Jensen --
Indigenous encounters: Explorers and traders of South Papua / Lissant Bolton ; Days of desolation on the New Guinea coast : HMS Rattlesnake / Jude Philp ; Relying on the locals : Alfred Wallace and indegenous sailing craft / Iain McCalman --
Measuring and mapping new worlds: Instruments and expeditions : from the Beagle to the Challenger / Julian Holland ; From sextants to submersibles : ocean science to day / Kate Wilson.
Other Titles: Science in the southern oceans from the age of Darwin
Responsibility: edited by Iain McCalman and Nigel Erskine.

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