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Natural selection and beyond : the intellectual legacy of Alfred Russel Wallace

Author: Charles H Smith; George Beccaloni
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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Alfred Russel Wallace was one of the 19th century's most potent intellectual forces. In this rich and varied collection, writers from a range of fields explore Wallace's work - and influence today - as a biologist, collector, and a Victorian deeply engaged with the social, political, and philosophical issues of the age.
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Genre/Form: History
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Natural selection and beyond.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)647420184
Named Person: Alfred Russel Wallace; Wallace; Alfred Russel Wallace; Alfred Russel Wallace; Alfred Russel Wallace
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles H Smith; George Beccaloni
ISBN: 9780199239160 0199239169
OCLC Number: 229023747
Description: xxv, 482 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Homes sweet homes : a biographical tour of Wallace's many places of residence / George Beccaloni --
"Ardent beetle-hunters" : natural history, collecting, and the theory of evolution / Andrew Berry --
Theory and practice in the field : Wallace's work in natural history (1844-1858) / Melinda Bonnie Fagan --
Wallace's annotated copy of the Darwin-Wallace paper on natural selection / George Beccaloni --
Wallace and the species concept of the early Darwinians / James Mallet --
Direct selection for reproductive isolation : the Wallace effect and reinforcement / Norman A. Johnson --
The colours of animals : from Wallace to the present day. 1, Cryptic coloration / Tim Caro, Sami Merilaita, Martin Stevens --
The colours of animals : from Wallace to the present day. 2, Conspicuous coloration / Tim Car ... [et al.] --
Alfred Russel Wallace, biogeographer / Bernard Michaux --
Wallace and the great ice age / Keith Tinkler --
Wallace, conservation, and sustainable development / Sandra Knapp --
The "finest butterfly in the world?" : Wallace and his literary legacy / Peter Raby --
Wallace and Owenism / Gregory Claeys --
Wallace, women, and eugenics / Diane B. Paul --
Out of "the limbo of 'unpractical politics'" : the origins and essence of Wallace's advocacy of land nationalization / David A. Stack --
Alfred Russel Wallace and anti-vaccinationism in the late Victorian cultural context, 1870-1907 / Martin Fichman --
The universe and Alfred Russel Wallace / Steven J. Dick --
Wallace's unfinished business / Charles H. Smith --
Wallace in wonderland / James Moore --
Wallace's dilemmas : the laws of nature and the human spirit / Ted Benton --
Wallace, spiritualism, and beyond : "change," or "no change"? / Charles H. Smith.
Responsibility: edited by Charles H. Smith and George Beccaloni.
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Very readable Jim Endersby, Sunday Telegraph A scholarly compendium of everything one could wish to know about Wallace. Christopher Hudson, Daily Mail

 
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