The revolutionary life of Alfred Russel Wallace.
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Book review: ‘The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, volume 13 • 1865 plus supplement (1822–1864)’
Yet more ill-heath, with slow progress on Darwin’s ‘big book’.
Book review: ‘The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, volume 12 • 1864’
More sickness, more botany.
Modesty and candour: the Darwin-Wallace friendship
To mark the 200th anniversary of Wallace’s birth, an article exploring the friendship between Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace.
Newsletter No. 11: ‘Give that man a medal!’
A contentious gong · loads of links · book recommendations · Alfred Russel Wallace’s missing ‘L‘
Newsletter No. 1: ‘Auspicious date’
Our very first newsletter went out on 160th anniversary of Charles Darwin finally going public with his Theory of Evolution by Means of Natural Selection. As anniversaries go, that’s a biggie…
Book review: ‘Dispelling the Darkness’ by John van Wyhe
Voyage in the Malay Archipelago and the discovery of evolution by Wallace and Darwin.
14-May-1856: Darwin starts writing his ‘big species book’
On 14 May 1856, Charles Darwin recorded in his journal that, on the advice of his friend Charles Lyell, after almost 20 years exploring the subject, he had finally begun writing a ‘sketch’ of his ideas on species.
07-Nov-1913: Alfred Russel Wallace dies
On 7th November 1913, the man who independently (along with Charles Darwin) came up with the idea of Natural Selection, Alfred Russel Wallace, died, age 90, at his home in Dorset.
Darwin and Wallace: the lost photograph
I'd heard the legend, of course. Every Darwin groupie has. The missing photograph of the two independent discoverers of evolution by means of Natural Selection, Darwin and Wallace, standing side-by-side. Together. In the same frame.
Book review: ‘Alfred Russel Wallace: a Life’ by Peter Raby
A very readable biography about the ‘co-discoverer’ of Natural Selection—the man who nearly scooped Darwin.
Alfred Russel Wallace's address books
Alfred Russel Wallace's address books are now available for downloading.