My life : a record of events and opinions. Volume 2 (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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My life : a record of events and opinions. Volume 2

Author: Alfred Russel Wallace
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series: Cambridge library collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913) was a British naturalist, explorer, geographer and biologist, best remembered as the co-discoverer, with Darwin, of natural selection. His extensive fieldwork and advocacy of the theory of evolution led to him being considered one of the nineteenth century's foremost biologists. He was later moved by a variety of personal experiences to examine the concept of spirituality, but his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Alfred Russel Wallace; Alfred Russel Wallace
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Russel Wallace
ISBN: 9780511996948 0511996942 9781108029599 1108029590
OCLC Number: 889946704
Notes: Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 11 Apr 2014).
Description: 1 online resource (504 pages)
Contents: 25. My friends and acquaintances - Darwin; 26. My friends and acquaintances - Spencer, Huxley, Mivart, etc.; 27. My friends and acquaintances - Sir James Brooke, Professor Rolleston, Mr. Aug. Mongredien, Sir Richard Owen, Dr. Richard Spruce; 28. My friends and acquaintances - Dr. Purland, Mr. Samuel Butler, Professor Haughton; 29. Sketch of my life and work, 1871-1886; 30. An American lecture tour - Boston to Washington; 31. Lecturing tour in America - Washington to San Francisco; 32. Lecturing tour in America - California to Quebec; 33. Literary work, etc., 1887-1905; 34. Land nationalization to socialism, and the friends they brought me; 35. Mesmerism to Spiritualism - correspondence with scientific and literary men; 36. Two biological inquirers: an episode in the history of Spiritualism; 37. Spiritualistic experiences in England and America; 38. The anti-vaccination crusade; 39. A chapter on money matters - earnings and losses - speculations and law-suits; 40. My character - new ideas - predictions fulfilled; Addendum; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge library collection.
Responsibility: Alfred Russel Wallace.

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Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913) was a British naturalist, explorer, geographer and biologist, best remembered as the co-discoverer, with Darwin, of natural selection. He was also a social activist,  Read more...

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