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Infinite tropics : an Alfred Russel Wallace anthology

Author: Alfred Russel Wallace; Andrew Berry
Publisher: London : Verso, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alfred Russel Wallace was 35 and stricken with malaria in the Moluccan Islands when, in a feverish flash of light, he stumbled on the theory of natural selection. It was his letter to Darwin about  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Bronnen (vorm)
Named Person: Alfred Russel Wallace; Alfred Russel Wallace
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Russel Wallace; Andrew Berry
ISBN: 1859846521 9781859846520
OCLC Number: 906981147
Description: XVII, 430 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: ed. by Andrew Berry ; with a preface by Stephen Jay Gould.

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Berry tells this story, "one of the most celebrated in the history of science, " beautifully. .".. an outstanding overview of Wallace's intellectual world."--"British Journal for the History of Read more...

 
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